Definition of Asbestiform. Meaning of Asbestiform. Synonyms of Asbestiform

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Definition of Asbestiform

Asbestiform
Asbestiform As*bes"ti*form, a. [L. asbestus + -form.] Having the form or structure of asbestus.

Meaning of Asbestiform from wikipedia

- Asbestiform is a crystal habit. It describes a mineral that grows in a fibrous aggregate of high tensile strength, flexible, long, and thin crystals that...
- (1809–1883), a Swiss-French chemist who first analysed it. Amosite is a rare asbestiform variety of grunerite that was mined as asbestos predominantly in the...
- occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common their eponymous asbestiform habit: i.e. long (roughly 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals,...
- lower ferric iron and aluminium than anthophyllite. Amosite is a rare asbestiform variety of grunerite that was mined as asbestos only in the eastern part...
- granite pegmatites and schist. It occurs in banded iron formations as the asbestiform variety crocidolite (blue asbestos). It occurs in ****ociation with aegirine...
- ions can be freely exchanged in the crystal structure. Like tremolite, asbestiform actinolite is regulated as asbestos. Actinolite is commonly found in...
- serpentine subgroup of phyllosilicates; as such, it is distinct from other asbestiform minerals in the amphibole group. Its idealized chemical formula is Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4...
- (purple variety of quartz) Ammolite (organic; also a gemstone) Amosite (asbestiform grunerite) Antozonite (variety of fluorite) Anyolite (metamorphic rock...
- Mountain leathers are flexible, sheet-like formations of asbestiform minerals, resembling leather. Minerals known to form mountain leather include: Palygorskite...
- Europe, the Balangero Serpentinite. Hence, it is usually mistaken as an asbestiform in an ****emblage of other mineral phases like chrysotile, magnetite and...