amosite

noun
am·o·site | \ ˈa-mə-ˌsīt , -ˌzīt \

Definition of amosite 

: an iron-rich amphibole that is a variety of asbestos

First Known Use of amosite

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amosite

Amosa (from Asbestos Mines of South Africa) + -ite entry 1

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