"Asbestos, Serpentine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A type of asbestos that occurs in nature as the dihydrate of magnesium silicate. It exists in two forms: antigorite, a plated variety, and chrysotile, a fibrous variety. The latter makes up 95% of all asbestos products. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p.893)
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