Accession Number:

AD0680442

Title:

ASBESTOS: A MATERIALS SURVEY.

Descriptive Note:

Information circular,

Corporate Author:

BUREAU OF MINES WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

108.0

Abstract:

The report contains the following information on asbestos Essentiality of asbestos Shortage of domestic supplies Varieties and composition of asbestos Description of deposits Current progress in exploratory work Essential requirements of new discoveries Mining methods Grading and classification World production and consumption World reserves Political and commercial control International trade Industry structure Uses and requirements of use Substitutes for asbestos Asbestos synthesis Government stockpile program.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Mining Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE