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Riya Sen posted an Question
October 16, 2021 • 13:33 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Geology (GG)

3. fibrolite is: veb lel o juaer i a. phyllosilicate b. a clay mineral c has composition al,si0 d. an asbestos bearing rock 5 (du-2015)

3. Fibrolite is: veb lel o JUAer i A. Phyllosilicate B. A clay mineral C Has composition Al,Si0 D. An asbestos bearing rock 5 (DU-2015)

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    Saurabh 1 best-answer

    Well you have already written correct answer. Fibrolite is a fibrous variety of sillimanite and it's chemical composition is Al2SiO5. So correct option should be (C)

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    But asbestos is also a variety of sillimanite...so basically m confused between the c & d options...Could u please correct me

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    Asbestos is basically a fibrous silicate which resembles fibres or needles like pattern.. And adding to that asbestos have varied composition and it is basically classified into two groups (namely serpentine and amphibole), which includes mineral like chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite.

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