Identification Stain for Chrysotile Asbestos

CIM Bulletin1941
THE use of organic and inorganic stains has found wide application as a means of detection and estimation of organic fibres. Such stains have enabled the analyst to distinguish between organic fibres of different type and even between wood fibres produced by different processes. Among these stains, aqueous iodine solutions have figured prominently, as in the case of the well-known Sutermeister and Herzberg stains.
Keywords: Adsorption, Asbestos, asbestos, chrysotile, iodine, magnesia, magnesium hydroxide, Chrysotile, Magnesia, Magnesium, mineral, minerals, Serpentine, Tests
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