asbestos http://wxpr.org en Penokee Asbestos Worries Grow http://wxpr.org/post/penokee-asbestos-worries-grow <p>Asbestos found in rock near a proposed iron mine is raising questions about mine safety, especially for workers. &nbsp;</p><p>A&nbsp;Northland College professor says he found a mineral called grunerite&nbsp;sandwiched between layers of iron ore.&nbsp;</p><p>Geoscience Professor Tom Fitz says grunerite does not always take the form of the long slender fibers that characterize asbestos.&nbsp; But he says in this case, it does.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:38:14 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9028 at http://wxpr.org Penokee Asbestos Worries Grow