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| Last Updated:: 18/01/2019

Typical Composition of Major Minerals of Kerala

 

Composition% (Typical)

Ilmenite

Rutile

Leucoxene

Zircon

Sillimanite

Monazite

TiO2

59.88

94.04

79.65

0.30

0.12

RE2O3 -57.5%

Fe2O3

26.98

3.36

7.5

0.86

1.0

ThO2-7.96%

FeO

8.4

Nil

0.47

Nil

Nil

Acid Insoluble’s

T/Fe

 25.34

 Nil

 5.60

 Nil

 Nil

 5.05%

SiO2

 0.83

 0.58

 4.18

 30.33

 36.58

 

Cr2O3

 0.04

 Nil

 0.06

 Nil

 Nil

 

 AI2O3

 1.16

 0.65

 3.31

 2.51

 61.62

 

 ZrO2

 Traces

 0.64

 0.65

 64.81

 0.18

 

 V2O5

 0.2

 0.36

 0.28

 Nil

 Nil

 

 MgO

 0.79

 Nil

 1.1

 Nil

 Nil

 

 MnO

 0.4

 0.05

 Traces

 Nil

 Nil

 28.21

 P2O5

 0.19

 0.028

 0.35

 0.46

 Nil

 

 Na2O

 Nil

 Nil

 Traces

 0.03

 Nil

 

 K2O

 Nil

 Nil

 Nil

 0.02

 Nil

 

 CaO

 Nil

 Nil

 Nil

 Nil

 Nil

 

LOI at 900dc

 0.98

 .22

 2.38

 0.3

 0.47

 

Specific Gravity

 4.20

 4.25

 3.50

 4.69

 3.27

 5.14

 Guarantee

 58% TiO2

 92%TiO2

 75%TiO2

 64% ZrO2

 60%AI2O3

 

 

(Source: KMML)