Anthophyllite is a silicate mineral belonging to the amphibole group. It is classified as a type of asbestos along with five other minerals including chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, actinolite, and tremolite. This specimen was found near New York City, New York.
Science Tuesday: The Science of Snow (December 2016) Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.