HEMATITE-FERRIC-OXIDE


Hematite is the mineral form of iron (III) oxide, one of several iron oxides. Hematite crystallizes in the rhombohedra system, and it has the same crystal structure as limonite and corundum. Hematite and limonite form a complete solid solution at temperatures above 950 °C. It comes in various colours including black, grey, silver, brown, rust, reddish brown and red. The Red colour is usually associated with hematite for jewellery purposes, however black Hematite is sometimes referred to as a black Diamond.

Specifications


ContentPercentage
Fe3O4 [Fe Content] 97% - 99.5%
Specific Gravity 4.90 plus
Mesh Size 45 Microns or 325 mesh passing 90%
Fe content 68 - 70%