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Asbestos and Other Fibrous MaterialsMineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Health Effects

Asbestos and Other Fibrous Materials: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Health Effects

H. Catherine W. Skinner, Malcolm Ross, and Clifford Frondel

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195039672
eISBN:
9780197559987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195039672.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, Mineralogy and Gems

This comprehensive sourcebook describes the chemical, physical, and mineralogical aspects of fibrous inorganic materials, both synthetic and naturally occurring. A general description of the ... More

Framboids

Framboids

David Rickard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190080112
eISBN:
9780197571934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080112.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, Mineralogy and Gems, Environmental Chemistry

Framboids may be the most astonishing and abundant natural features you have never heard of. These microscopic spherules of golden pyrite consist of thousands of even smaller microcrystals, often ... More

PyriteA Natural History of Fool's Gold

Pyrite: A Natural History of Fool's Gold

David Rickard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190203672
eISBN:
9780197559482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203672.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, Mineralogy and Gems

Most people have heard of pyrite, the brassy yellow mineral sometimes known as fool's gold. Pyrite behaves like stone and shines like metal, and its dual nature makes it a source of both metals and ... More

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