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Day Creek Asbestos Sand Grains Through the Microscope

Asbestos Sand Grains, Day Creek, Washington State

Each of these sand grains is a little longer than 2000 micrometers. The green grain on top is actinolite asbestos and the brown grain below it is chrysotile asbestos.



Day Creek is a creek in Skagit County Washington that empties into the Skagit River.

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