Tabulation of Asbestos Related-Terminology

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.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.

Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Systematic Mineralogy, Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, 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:Environmental Mineralogy, Physical Properties, Optical Mineralogy, Systematic Mineralogy
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy