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Bentonite Avonlea

SASKATCHEWAN BENTONITE TYPICAL

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.86%0.138
MgO2.15%0.479
K2O0.43%0.041
Na2O2.37%0.342
Al2O319.39%1.703
SiO264.63%9.634
Fe2O32.15%0.121
LOI8.00
Oxide Weight824.08
Formula Weight895.74
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.

This material was manufactured for some years from large deposits near Avonlea, Saskatchewan and used mainly in the oil industry, but also in ceramics as a plasticizer. It is typical of the bentonite deposits in the area.

Bulk Density: 60 lbs/cu. ft.
Sieve Analysis:
325 mesh - 60%
200 mesh - 75%
100 mesh - 95%


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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Bentonite Avonlea" descrip="SASKATCHEWAN BENTONITE TYPICAL" searchkey="" loi="8.00" casnumber="52623-66-2"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.862" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="2.155" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.431" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="2.370" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="19.391" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="64.637" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="2.155" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="8.000" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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