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Monday, 6 February 2012

Dangerous dust: Erionite

Dangerous dust: Erionite

Dangerous dust: Erionite - an asbestos-like mineral causing
a cancer epidemic in Turkey - is found in at least 13 states
Earth, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 36-43.
http://www.earthmagazine.org/article/dangerous-dust-erionite-asbestos-mineral-causing-cancer-epidemic-turkey-found-least-13
http://www.physorg.com/wire-news/89638759/earth-dangerous-dust.html

Cancer-Causing Mineral Found in U.S. Road Gravel:
Erionite in Roads May Increase Risk of Mesothelioma
ScienceDaily, July 25, 2011,
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110725162527.htm

Erionite, Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erionite

Erionite, North Dakota Department of Health
http://www.ndhealth.gov/EHS/erionite/

Erionite, National Insitute of Health, PDF file at
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/roc/twelfth/profiles/Erionite.pdf

Shigemasa, S., 2011, New study finds cancer-
causing mineral in US road gravel, press release,
University of Hawaii Cancer Center.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-07/uohc-nsf072511.php

Paper:

Carbone, M., Y. I. Baris, P. Bertino, B. Brass, S.
Comertpay, A. U. Dogan, G. Gaudino, S. Jube, S.
Kanodia, C. R. Partridge, H. I. Pass, Z. S. Rivera,
I. Steele, M. Tuncer, S. Way, H. Yang, and A.
Miller, 2012, Erionite exposure in North Dakota
and Turkish villages with mesothelioma.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
vol. 108, no. 33, pp. 13618-13623

Abstract at http://www.pnas.org/content/108/33/13618.full

PDF file at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/07/20/1105887108.full.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.

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