Iron ore


Mandatory application of the iron ore schedule:  applies only to iron ore cargoes containing EITHER, : 1(a) less than 10% of fine particles less than 1 mm (D 10 >1 mm ) ; OR (b) less than 50% of particles less than 10 mm ( D50> 10 mm); OR both; OR


(2) iron ore fines where the total goethite content is 35% or more by mass, provided that a declaration from the shipper of the goethite content of the cargo, which has been determined according to internationally or nationally accepted standard procedures is provided to the master.


Description: Iron ore contain varying iron content of hematite (high grade ore) to ironstone of lower commercial ranges. It has colour from dark grey, rusty red to yellow. Has bulk density range: 1,250 - 3,500 kg/m3. Please note that IRON CONCENTRATE is a different cargo and should be referred to under the generic schedule of " Mineral Concentrates"

Trade Names (Synonyms)
Lump Ore, Iron ore lumps, Natural Pellet Ore, Non-agglomerated iron ore, hematite, bloodstone, red iron ore, iron oxide, Pibara Blend Fines, Pibara Blend Lump, Yandicoogina Fines, Robe Valley Fines, Robe Valley Lump etc. Run of mine", "Crushed and graded" or "calcined" ore. Direct Reduction Lump Ore. See also  "additional information".


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