Agent Name

Muscovite

CAS Number

1318-94-1

Formula

Al3-F(0-1)-H(1-2)-K-O(11-12)-Si3

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Chacaltaite; Clarite 30C; Clarite 60C; Cogemika; K 325; M 200 (mineral); M 400 (mineral); M-XF; MU-N 85; Riburaito RD 100; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

Colorless mineral; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

"Muscovite (also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica) is a phyllosilicate mineral of aluminium and potassium with formula KAl2(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2, or (KF)2(Al2O3)3(SiO2)6(H2O)." [Wikipedia]

Comments

See "Mica, respirable dust."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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