Asbestos is cause to think twice

By Sam Hollier
Updated October 15 2021 - 2:41am, first published 3:41am
Natural but deadly: Asbestos is any one of six long, thin, flexible silicate minerals found in the earth's crust. Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres must be avoided.

A silicate is basically any combination of atoms based on silicon and oxygen, and silicate minerals make up about 90 per cent of the earth's crust.



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