Tabulation of Asbestos Related-Terminology
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/ofr-02-458/OFR-02-458-508.pdf

Heather Lowers, Greg Meeker, United States Geological Survey, United States Geological Survey


The definition of asbestos often varies depending on the source or publication in which it is used. This report summarizes asbestos-related definitions taken from a variety of academic, industrial, and regulatory sources. This summary is by no means complete but includes the majority of significant definitions currently applied in the discipline.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Systematic Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Health Topics: Minerals
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy, Physical Properties, Environmental Mineralogy