The name given to a mineral belonging to the Amphibole mineral family.
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Crocidolite - Blue Asbestos

This mineral has a fibrous form (fibre like texture) and is also known as Blue Asbestos. Due to the natural coloration of the fibres.  Asbestos, being the name given to the collection of minerals grown in a fibrous manner. 

Crocidolite has many useful properties. Which is why it had such a wide range of industrial applications. These include:

  • High tensile strength
  • Very flexible
  • Heat durability
  • Thermal, electrical, and sound adsorption
  • Chemical, biological, and thermal degradation resistency

Because of these properties blue asbestos was commonly used as an insulator. Such as pipe insulation, spray-on coatings, plastics, as well as cement products. Also found in insulating boards, ceilings, tiles, and was even used to insulate steam engines.

Like all types of asbestos. Any level of exposure to this substance can cause serious health conditions. Such as Asbestosis, Pleural disease, mesothelioma, and lung cancer.

Particularly Asbestos in the amphibole mineral family. Known to be the most dangerous as the fibres are very sharp and also barbed. If inhaled they are resistant to the bodies chemical dissolving mechanisms. Once embedded in the lungs the fibres removal is not an option.


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