Minerals

Olivin sand

Olivin sand is used in steelworks, rolling mills and metalworking shops.
The typical composition is as follows:

 

MgO45 – 51%
SiO40 – 43%
Fe2O329% max.
CaO1%
Al2O3 + TiO2

1.8 – 2%

Melting point::1760°C
Loss on ignition:0.6 - 2.5
Grain sizes:1 – 2 mm
2 – 6 mm