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Montebrasite Concentrate

Low Melt Spodumene

Formula: LiAlPO4(OH,F)

Oxide Weight326.56
Formula Weight327.21
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A phosphorous-rich lithium mineral that typically occurs in spodumene deposits. It has a creamy-white/pale yellow raw color. It is marketed to the tile, tableware and sanitary ware industries as a source of lithium and phosphorus.

Particle size: trade on 28 mesh, 1% on 42 mesh, 20% on 200 mesh.

The role of phosphorus in ceramic glazes and bodies is not well understood by most ceramic engineers and technicians.

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