antigorite


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Related to antigorite: chrysotile, Lizardite

antigorite

[an′tig·ə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 Brownish-green variety of the mineral serpentine. Also known as baltimorite; picrolite.
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Petrology of titanian clinohumite and olivine at the high-pressure breakdown of antigorite serpentinite to chlorite harzburgite (Almirez Massif, Spain).
Titanian hydroxyl-clinohumite: Formation and breakdown in antigorite rocks (Malenco, Italy).
The olivine (Fo73-89) forms small enhedral crystals embedded in antigorite mesh.
usually altered to antigorite while chrysotile occurs in the veinlets, cross cutting the groundmass.
In order to explain the wetting characteristics of kaolinite, specifically the wetting of the silica tetrahedral face, domain inversion similar to that observed for antigorite might be expected, where the alumina octahedral domains may be responsible for the hydrophilic character of kaolinite.
50 per extracted ton of antigorite and a 10% of profit fee on any precious and base metals discovered and ultimately marketed directly or through joint venture.
Antigorite is a subcategory of serpentine but unlike chrysotile or lizardite, antigorite lacks naturally occurring fibre, though it shares similar chemical and physical characteristics.
Northfil, originating from Horwood Lake, is an antigorite lacking a naturally occurring fibrous property, which is desirable for industrial applications.
Hedman has an established distribution relationship in Japan and has recently been advised of significant changes to Japanese environmental legislative standards that may position Hedman's unique asbestos free antigorite as a valuable industrial commodity.
TORONTO -- HEDMAN RESOURCES LIMITED (TSX VENTURE: HDM) confirmed today that it has entered into a Co-Operative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Fossil Fuels Division, for fiberization of its unique antigorite and asbestos free ore.