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Fortispar

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.14%0.015
MgO0.03%0.005
K2O13.18%0.857
Na2O1.25%0.123
Al2O318.06%1.084
SiO264.85%6.607
Fe2O30.07%0.003
LOI0.26
Oxide Weight597.49
Formula Weight599.05
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I-Minerals states that they are "focusing on potassium feldspar (K-spar). Deposits of high quality K-spar that can be economically extracted are rare. This rarity of quality deposits has resulted in K-spar selling at much higher prices than sodium feldspar. At present there is no domestic U.S. production of K-spar with K2O purities in excess of 10.0%. I-Minerals is developing a series of K-spar products under the Fortispar TM branding in the 12.5% to 13% K20 range. Fortispar products will be offered in 200, 325 and 635 mesh grinds to meet the requirements of a given industry."

Fortispar is a high quality potassium/sodium/calcium aluminum silicate used as a source of alumina and potash in ceramic, paint, and other
applications. Carefully beneficiated using the froth flotation process, Fortisparâ„¢ K offers low iron oxide and high alkali oxide content per unit of alumina.


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Fortispar" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber=""> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.140" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.030" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="13.180" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="1.250" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="18.060" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="64.850" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="0.070" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="0.260" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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