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Asbestos is a general name for several varieties of fibrous minerals which are available in nature. But presently, most of the commercial asbestos produced is ‘chriotile’ [Mg6SiO11(OH)6.H2O]. Properties of Asbestos 1. It is flexible, soft and non-porous. 2. It is fire proof and acid proof material. 3. It is a good insulator of heat and electricity. 4. When it is

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