Specimen, geological

Samples of asbestos being: one rock asbestos sample, a cardboard Clubmans box and tin of loose asbestos fibres. Included is a cardboard presentation label that locates the asbestos to the Cobb, at Upper Takaka and a paper label which reads "Asbestos in Serpentine from Upper Takaka Valley".
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Geospecimen/Geological T&E/Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology/Nomenclature
Label/Writing Media/Written Communication T&E/T&E For Communication/Nomenclature
Containers/Distribution & Transportation Objects/Nomenclature
Box/Containers/Distribution & Transportation Objects/Nomenclature
Media/Materials Description
Asbestos, in the serpentine rock and paper label. Loose light grey asbestos fibres and filaments, in a pale yellow square cardboard box, and a metal tin container. All with a cardboard label.
1 - part 1 = Length (mm) = 90mm
1 - part 1 = Width (mm) = 70mm
2 - part 2 = Height x Width (mm) = 35 x 120mm
4 - part 4 = Diameter (mm) = 80mm
5 - part 5 = Height x Width (mm) = 110 x 110mm
6 - part 6 = Height x Width (mm) = 57 x 80mm
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Geological specimen, asbestos in serpentine from Upper Takaka Valley. Nelson Provincial Museum, Berry Collection: NPM2008.135.410


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