TITLE

Tabasheer -- The Rock in the Tree

AUTHOR(S)
Shor, George
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Jun2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A reprint of the article "Tabasheer--The Rock in the Tree," by George Shor which appeared in the December 1992 issue of "ABS Newsletter." It provides information about tabasheer, an amorphous hydrated silica which occurs naturally in some bamboos within the internodes. It describes the characteristics of tabasheer including its color, its ability to absorb large quantities of fluid, and its specific gravity.
ACCESSION #
62132319

 

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