Asbestos and other fibrous materials : mineralogy, crystal chemistry, and health effects (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Asbestos and other fibrous materials : mineralogy, crystal chemistry, and health effects

Author: H Catherine W Skinner; Malcolm Ross; Clifford Frondel
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed sourcebook for fibrous inorganic materials, both synthetic and natural, which includes a general description of the fibrous state, the range of compounds that can adopt this form, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Catherine W Skinner; Malcolm Ross; Clifford Frondel
ISBN: 019503967X 9780195039672
OCLC Number: 786822229
Description: x, 204 pages : illustrations
Contents: PART I: What is an Inorganic Fiber?1: Fibers and History2: Definitions of Fiber3: Nomenclature4: The Properties of Inorganic Fibers5: Classification of Inorganic Fibrous MaterialsPART II: Fibrous Minerals and Synthetic Fibers6: The Crystal Chemistry of Mineral Materials7: Silicate and Aluminosilicate Minerals that Form Fibers8: Asbestos9: Other Chain Aluminosilicates that Form Fibers10: Aluminosilicates with Sheet Structures that Form Fibers11: Isolated Tetrahedra Silicates12: Silica Minerals that are Fibrous13: Fibers of Nonsilicate Minerals14: MMVF or Glass Fibers15: Whiskers16: Carbon and Graphite FibersPART III: Health Effects of Inorganic Fibers17: Historical Highlights and Perspectives18: The Respiratory System19: The Pleura20: The Lymphatic System21: Fiber Inhalation and Health Effects22: Epidemiology of Exposure to Fibrous Materials
Responsibility: H. Catherine W. Skinner, Malcolm Ross, Clifford Frondel.

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`the illustrative material is excellent'`pleasingly presented book ... excellent compilation of mineralogical data' Geol Mag

 
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