Does all vermiculite contain asbestos?

Answer Most vermiculite products today don't contain asbestos. Because the vermiculite contaminated with asbestos came from a Libby, Montana mine which closed in 1990, newer products shouldn't contain sig... Read More »

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Is vermiculite asbestos?

Vermiculite is not asbestos. Vermiculite is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate and resembles mica. Vermiculite is an ore and must be mined. It is used in construction and expands when heated.S... Read More »

How to Remove Asbestos Contaminated Vermiculite?

Vermiculite is a type of mineral that has the appearance of mica. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, vermiculite that was mined in Libby, Montana, became contaminated with deposits o... Read More »

ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »

What is in vermiculite?

Vermiculite is a mineral used in a number of industries and is commonly found in garden potting mixes. Vermiculite's mineral makeup is hydrated laminar magnesium-aluminum-ironsilicate, and its chem... Read More »