Heavy industrial sand. A naturally occurring sulphate of barium; a crystalline mineral ore with moisture content of 1% - 6%. Used in paints, textiles and as filler for paper. As heavy sand, it is used much in demand as a well-drilling mud in the oil industry. Bulk density: 2,941 kg/m3.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Barium sulphate -sand - Ilmenite sand - rutile sand -zircon -spodumene -artificial heavy spar -artificial barite - bakontal -baritop -barosperse -barotrast -abryta white -bayrites -blanc fixe -citobaryum -enamel white -finemeal -lactobaryt -neobar -liquibarine -macropaque -oratrast -permanent white -precipitated barium sulphate - raybar -redi-flow -solbar -sulfuric acid, barium salt - supramike -travad -unibaryt.


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