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Naturally occurring asbestos linked to higher cases of mesothelioma in Nevada and Arizona residents

12 Feb 2015 by under News

Actinolite   USGS Mineral Specimens 003 1 100x100 Naturally occurring asbestos linked to higher cases of mesothelioma in Nevada and Arizona residents minerals are human carcinogens and can cause a plethora of health effects, but how does one go about avoiding these dangerous minerals if they’re in the wind? (more…)


Naturally occurring asbestos fibers discovered in rocks and dust in Nevada

8 Jan 2014 by under News, Research/Treatment

actinolite asbestos 100x100 Naturally occurring asbestos fibers discovered in rocks and dust in NevadaA team of geologists from the University of Nevada (UNLV) are examining an area in Southern Nevada where naturally occurring asbestos fibers have been discovered in rocks and dust. The area under investigation stretches from Boulder City to the southeastern edge of the Las Vegas Valley, which encompasses about 1,200 square miles. (more…)