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Cadycal

Precipitated Calcium Borate

Alternate Names: Cadycal Jan/00

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO26.00%0.983
MgO0.24%0.013
K2O0.01%0.000
Na2O0.10%0.003
SrO0.03%0.001
Al2O30.10%0.002
B2O347.50%1.448
SiO20.50%0.018
Fe2O30.05%0.001
H2O1.00
LOI25.00
SO30.50
Cl0.07
Oxide Weight158.10
Formula Weight215.30
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
SADR - Sieve Analysis Dry +60 mesh: ~0.3% +200: ~15% +325: ~35%
BDLB - Bulk Density lbs/cu. ft. (Packed) 47

Cadycal is produced by precipitating calcium borate from in-situ mine leach liquor. By employing strict chemical processing control technology, the product consistency is maintained within narrow limits.

Cadycal has been a popular ingredient in substitutions for Gerstley Borate.

The analysis shown here was provided by Fort Cady in May 2003.


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Cadycal" descrip="Precipitated Calcium Borate" searchkey="Cadycal Jan/00" loi="0.00" casnumber="167077-83-0"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="26.000" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.240" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="0.010" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.100" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SrO" name="Strontium Oxide, Strontia" status="" percent="0.030" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="0.100" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="B2O3" name="Boric Oxide" status="" percent="47.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="0.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="0.050" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="H2O" name="Water" percent="1.000" tolerance=""/> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="25.000" tolerance=""/> <volatile symbol="SO3" name="Sulfur Trioxide" percent="0.500" tolerance=""/> <volatile symbol="Cl" name="Chlorine Gas" percent="0.070" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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