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Asbestos (Clinochrysotile?) in shale from Coal mine near Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

 
Asbestos (Clinochrysotile?) in shale from Coal mine near Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

Asbestos (Clinochrysotile?) in shale from Coal mine near Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

DESCRIPTION:No. 53585
Mineral:Asbestos (Clinochrysotile?) in shale
Locality:Coal mine near Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Description:Dark gray shale with a 3 mm vein of greenish fibrous asbestos, probably clinochrysotile. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #220a, collected August 1938
Overall Size:50x22x7 mm
Crystals:3.5 mm
Status: For reference only
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