Definitions for "Actinolite"
A bright green variety of amphibole occurring usually in fibrous or columnar masses.
One of the amphibole group of minerals. A light green silicate of calcium, magnesium, and iron.
A basic calcium, magnesium, iron silicate, one of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals forming the group called asbestos. Occurs as translucent bright- to gray-green tough interlocking fibers which are flexible and elastic. Actinolite has not been used commercially, although it is sometimes a contaminant in asbestos-containing products.
actinolite - malignant pleural mesothelioma.