Table 3: Peak intensity ratios for different types of asbestos.

Element ratio ActinoliteAmositeAnthophylliteChrysotileCrocidoliteTremolite

Fe (438) : Mg (518)0.198 (6)0.408 (7)0.044 (2)0.033 (1)0.606 (18)0.027 (1)
Na (589) : Mg (518)0.64 (1)0.117 (3)0.116 (3)0.0709034.58 (7)0.133 (2)
Fe (438) : Si (634)0.72 (4)8.6 (4)0.64 (4)0.31 (2)5.15 (30)0.164 (7)
Mg (518) : Si (634)5.41 (18) 21.1 (1.0)14.6 (6)9.5 (3)8.4 (4)6.14 (11)
Ca (423) : Si (634)1.89 (8)2.0 (1)0.28 (2)0.53 (3)2.43 (15)1.22 (2)