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Proceedings of the Symposium on Talc held at Washington, D.C. on 8 May 1973.


PB234671

Publication Date 1974
Personal Author Goodwin, A.
Page Count 107
Abstract A symposium on the health hazards of respirable dust in the mining and milling of talc was held on May 8, 1973, in Washington, D.C. The results of medical effects on both human and animal subjects were presented. Methods for identification and classification of talc minerals were also presented. Analytical techniques discussed included X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscope observation, electron probe, and optical microscopy.
Keywords
  • Dust
  • Industrial medicine
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Meetings
  • Mining
  • Talc
  • Inorganic silicates
  • Chemical analysis
  • Electron microscopy
  • Indoor air pollution
  • Asbestosis
Source Agency
  • Bureau of Mines
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors BUREAU OF Mines, Washington, D.C.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Information circular.
NTIS Issue Number 197420
Proceedings of the Symposium on Talc held at Washington, D.C. on 8 May 1973.
Proceedings of the Symposium on Talc held at Washington, D.C. on 8 May 1973.
PB234671

  • Dust
  • Industrial medicine
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Meetings
  • Mining
  • Talc
  • Inorganic silicates
  • Chemical analysis
  • Electron microscopy
  • Indoor air pollution
  • Asbestosis
  • Bureau of Mines
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
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