What makes erionite carcinogenic?

Posted by on January 13, 2017 7:55 pm
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The mineral erionite is considered to be highly carcinogenic. Up to now it has been thought that iron as a constituent element of the mineral erionite is the reason for the carcinogenic effect. However, mineralogists have discovered that this metal does not even appear in the crystal structure of erionite.

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