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This exercise is a practical application of optical mineralogy involving identification of some asbestiform minerals. First, students learn about asbestos and its various forms and are posed several related questions. Then, they look at several asbestos grain mounts under a petrographic microscope and answer more related questions.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
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    • Grade 3
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    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Mineralogy,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502195651730T,Optical Mineralogy,Geoscience,NSDL

    Language:

    English

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