Naturally Occurring Asbestos Found in Arizona, Nevada

A team of geologists led by Dr Brenda Buck from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas has discovered naturally occurring asbestos minerals in Clark County in southern Nevada and across the border in northwestern Arizona. Amphibole asbestos minerals – riebeckite, grunerite-cummingtonite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite – are known human carcinogens. Exposure to fibrous and asbestiform amphiboles [...] —> Read More Here


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