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Rutile Sand

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Rutile Sand

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TiO2 min 95% and TiO2min 94%

Product Information

Rutile is a mineral composed primarily of Titanium Dioxide, (TiO2). Rutile is the most common natural form of TiO2 and an important constituent of heavy minerals and ore deposits. Titanium dioxide pigment is the single greatest use of titanium worldwide.

Technical Details

Category: oxide minerals. Formula: TiO2. Colour: reddish brown, red, pale yellow, pale blue, violet, rarely grass-green, black if high in Niobium (Nb) and Tantalum (Ta). Common impurity: Fe, Nb, Ta.

Main Applications

The main uses for rutile are the manufacture of refractory ceramic, as a pigment, and for the production of Titanium metal. Rutile is widely used as a welding electrode covering. It is also used as a part of the ZTR index, which classifies highly weathered sediments.