Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] BSM Quiz Answers WEED CLOSED

Kate Parker Adams kate@dnki.net
Wed, 16 Apr 2003 23:46:31 -0400

Congratulations to Bruce Robertson, Tom Davies, and Deborah Newmann!

They all submitted correct answers to the BSM Quiz.

The town was Wittenoom

The disease is Mesothelioma, a nasty undifferentiated neoplasm growing in 
the abdomen along the pleura.  It is generally considered "proof" of 
asbestos exposure.  Not that asbestosis is not also nasty and rapidly fatal.

The mineral name for "blue asbestos" is Crocidolite, a member of the 
amphibole family of minerals to be avoided at all costs!  It is primarily 
found in South Africa and Australia, just to get yer minds going ...