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Image Gallery I - Assorted Images

Images of Fibrous and Asbestiform Minerals

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Image of antophyllite asbestos altering to talc.
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Anthophyllite asbestos altering to talc, upstate New York
Image of tremolite asbestos.
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Tremolite asbestos, Death Valley, California
Low voltage, high-resolution image of fibrous amphible.
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Low voltage, high resolution image of fribrous amphibole, Libby, Montana
Image of anthophyllite asbestos.
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Anthophyllite asbestos, Georgia
Image of prismatic to fibrous tremolite.
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Prismatic to fibrous tremolite, Georgia
Image of winchite-richterite asbestos.
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Winchite-richterite asbestos, Libby, Montana
Image of chrysoltile bundle from World Trade Center.
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Chrysotile bundle, World Trade Center dust
Low voltage, high resolution image of winchite-richterite intergrown with calcite.
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Low voltage, high resolution image of winchite-richterite intergrown with calcite, Libby Montana
Image of winchite-richterite asbestos.
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Winchite-richterite asbestos, Colorado
Image of winchite-richterite asbestos.
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Winchite-richterite asbestos, Colorado
Image of NIST Standard Reference Material 1867a.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Material 1867a “Uncommon Commercial Asbestos-Actinolite”
Image of UICC Asbestos Amosite standard.
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UICC Asbestos Amosite standard
Image of NIST Standard Reference Material 1867a.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Material 1867a “Uncommon Commercial Asbestos-Anthophyllite”
Image of UICC Asbestos Anthophyllite standard.
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UICC Asbestos Anthophyllite standard
Image of UICC Asbestos Chrysotile A standard.
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UICC Asbestos Chrysotile 'A' standard
Image of UICC Asbestos Chrysotile B standard.
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UICC Asbestos Chrysotile 'B' standard
Image of UICC Asbestos Crocidolite standard.
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UICC Asbestos Crocidolite standard
Image of asbestiform tremolite from El Dorado County, California.
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Asbestiform tremolite, El Dorado County, California seen in hand sample (left) and scanning electron micrograph (right)
Image of richterite/magnesioriebeckite collected near Gem Park, Colorado.
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Fibrous to asbestiform richterite/magnesioriebeckite collected near Gem Park, Colorado. Hand sample (left) and scanning electron micrograph (right) are shown.
Image of tremote ground with pestle in a mortar to produce cleavage fragments.
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Massive tremolite (var. hexagonite) ground with a pestle in a mortar to produce cleavage fragments. Unground sample (upper left) and scanning electron micrographs at various magnifications are shown.
Image of aasbestiform winchite/richterite protruding from rock surface.
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Asbestiform winchite/richterite protruding from rock surface (top left) collected near Lake Albion, Colorado. Hand sample (upper left) and scanning electron micrographs of the fibers at increasing magnification.
Image of fibrous to asbestiform winchite/richterite collected near Libby, Montana.
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Fibrous to asbestiform winchite/richterite collected near Libby, Montana seen in hand sample (left) and scanning electron micrograph (right).
Image of NIST Standard Reference Material 1867a
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Material 1867a “Uncommon Commercial Asbestos-Tremolite”

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Content information: Heather Lowers

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