Origin of chrysotile
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Mineralogically it is distinct from chrysotile, which is used for similar purposes.
Crocidolite or blue asbestos is similar to chrysotile but somewhat inferior in fire-resisting qualities.
This is as good a description of chrysotile as can be found anywhere.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
In Arizona chrysotile is found in veins in cherty limestone, associated with diabase intrusives.