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Mineral: Andalusite


A low expansion alumina silicate mineral.

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  • (Materials - Parent mineral) Andafrac - Andalusite/pyrophyllite
  • (Minerals - Related) Sillimanite

    A low expansion aluminum silicate mineral.

  • (Minerals - Related) Kyanite

    A low expansion aluminum silicate mineral.

  • (Materials - Mineral equivalent) Andalusite - Al2O3.SiO2


  • (Minerals - Related) Pyrophyllite

    Pyrophyllite is an aluminum silicate mineral with a similar chemical structure to talc (a magnesium silicate). It is non-plastic yet clay-like and often used in ceramic bodies to decrease thermal expa...

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