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chrysotile  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Monoclinic or orthorhombic Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4 fibrous asbestos mineral that can be spun and woven into fabric, used in asbestos cement roof sheets ceiling panels and for walls and floors. Chrysotile has been a component in joint compound, some plasters, brake linings, fire barriers, pipe insulation, and gaskets for high temperature equipment. http://www.webmineral.com/data/Chrysotile.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysotile
DESCRIPTION
  • Monoclinic or orthorhombic Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4 fibrous asbestos mineral that can be spun and woven into fabric, used in asbestos cement roof sheets ceiling panels and for walls and floors. Chrysotile has been a component in joint compound, some plasters, brake linings, fire barriers, pipe insulation, and gaskets for high temperature equipment. http://www.webmineral.com/data/Chrysotile.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysotile
IDENTIFIER
  • chrysotile
TITLE
  • chrysotile
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/chrysotile
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