Olivine sand

Naturally occurring mineral rock which is produced by blasting, crushing, screening and drying. Odourless. Colour: Pale greenish, grey to brownish. Uses: manufacture of metallurgical products as abrasive material, for environmental applications and as ballast material. Typical applications like refractories, cements. Bulk density (kg/m3): 1,600 - 1,900.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Olivine flour, Magnesium iron silicate, chrysolite, peridot.


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