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Amianthus

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Synonym of:Brucite, Byssolite


Applied to brucite material from the type locality, Hoboken, NJ, USA.

Sometimes also used as a spelling variant of amiantus (= byssolite).

Classification of Amianthus

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Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Amianthus

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Pierce (1818), American Journal of Science: 1: 54.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 636.

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