• Protect Your Family from Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite ...

     · Sizes of vermiculite products range from very fine particles to large (coarse) pieces nearly an inch long. Top of Page. Concerns about Asbestos-contaminated Vermiculite Insulation. A mine near Libby, Montana, was the source of over 70 percent of all vermiculite …

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  • Hemalite Products Private Limited

    Hemalite is the leader in Manufacturing and Supply of raw and ex foliated vermiculite over 30 years. Hemalite is the brand Name of a Mineral Known as "VERMICULITE", a feather-weight, granular, inorganic mineral product, the simplest is that it is a mica-like mineral, that expands when heated in a furnace at about 900 degree C.

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  • Raw Vermiculite Ore Manufacturer from Jaipur

    Manufacturer of Raw Vermiculite Ore offered by Raj Minerals, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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  • Vermiculite Insulation

    Vermiculite (Zonolite) products were widely marketed by various suppliers. Records indicate that an estimated 80 % of the worlds'' supply of vermiculite came from Libby, Montana. Records further indicated that approximately 300,000 pounds of asbestos per day went through the primary ore-processing facility.

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  • Western Mineral Products: Vermiculite Processing ...

     · Vermiculite is a naturally occurring mineral used in insulation (brand name, "Zonolite"), construction, and gardening products. From 1924 -1990, most of the world''s supply of raw vermiculite ore came from Libby, Montana.

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  • Feasibility for Identifying Mineralogical and Geochemical ...

    The reason for emphasis on mineral grains is that vermiculite in some consumer products would be highly diluted by material from sources other than the vermiculite ore deposit. Conceivably, the vermiculite grains themselves, or a particularly abundant accessory mineral such as amphibole, would hold the key to geochemical discrimination.

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  • Division of Geology and Mineral Resources

    Vermiculite is a clay mineral group with the general chemical composition (Mg,Fe,Al) 3 (Al,Si) 4 O 10) (OH) 2 ·4(H 2 O). Often occurring as an alteration product of biotite mica or chlorite in the near-surface zone of weathering, vermiculite is typically found associated with ultramafic rock types such as peridotite and pyroxenite that have been previously altered by intrusions of granite ...

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  • Exposure to Asbestos-Containing Vermiculite Ore and ...

     · The ore was then used in many products ranging from insulation to soil additives and fertilizers. The vermiculite ore contained amphibole asbestos. Libby amphibole asbestos was determined to be composed of tremolite, winchite, and richterite ( Meeker et al. 2003 ).

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  • EPA/Asbestos/Vermiculite Fact Sheet

    from some vermiculite products poses only a minimal health risk to consumers, although workers may face more serious risks. What is vermiculite and where does it come from? Vermiculite is produced from ore mined throughout the world. In the United States, mines are located in Montana, South Carolina, and ia. When heated,

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  • Vermiculite ore

    Vermiculite - Wikipedia

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  • Limiting Potential Exposures of Workers to Asbestos ...

    Vermiculite is a mineral that expands when rapidly heated. Expanded vermiculite is used in construction and consumer materials (e.g., loose-fill insulation, acoustic finishes, spray-on insulation, and concrete mixes for swimming pools), agricultural and horticultural products (e.g., potting mixes and soil conditioners) and in industrial products (e.g., brake shoes and pads, drilling muds ...

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  • Mineral Resource of the Month: Vermiculite

    Vermiculite comprises a group of hydrated, laminar magnesium-aluminum-iron silicate minerals resembling mica. They are secondary minerals, typically altered biotite, iron-rich phlogopite or other micas or clay-like minerals that are themselves sometimes alteration products of amphibole, chlorite, olivine and pyroxene.

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  • VERMICULITE IS NOT ASBESTOS

    Vermiculite ore deposits, like most other rocks, contain an assemblage of other minerals besides the vermiculite (Addison and Davies 1990). There may be major components such as feldspars, pyroxenes, amphiboles, carbonates, and quartz, as well as minor components such as phosphates, iron oxides, titanium oxides and zircon (Atkinson et al 1982).

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  • Golden Vermiculite Ore – VISIGHT

    GOLDEN VERMICULITE ORE. Vermiculite is a mineral that contains magnesium and degenerates from hydrated aluminium silicates. This product appears as brown crystalline powder/flakes. It can be used in coatings and refractory materials. Vermiculite ore …

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  • Sampling and Analysis of Consumer Garden Products That ...

    ORIGIN OF ASBESTOS CONTAMINATED VERMICULITE PRODUCTS Zonolite Chemical Packaging Vermiculite was produced from ore from the W.R. Grace mine in Libby, Montana, which closed in 1990.17 Therm-O-Rock West obtains vermiculite ore from the W.R. Grace mine in Enoree, S.C., and from a mine in South Africa, and processes the ore into the finished ...

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  • Photographs of commercial, expanded vermiculite ore.

     · One sample of expanded vermiculite ore from multiple sources was recognized as a limitation of the spectral method, therefore an additional test (i.e., 2.24-µm absorption position vs 2.24/2.38-µm band depth) was incorporated into the spectral method to eliminate misclassification caused by such mixtures.

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  • Expanded vermiculite ores examined in this study

    Expanded vermiculite ores examined in this study: their sources and amphibole, talc, and/or serpentine impurities. Notes: XRD = X-ray diffraction analysis of bulk ore samples (B) and sink fractions (S). SEM-EDS = Scanning Electron Microscope – Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy. Band Depth Ratio = 1.40/1.42-µm band depth ratio.

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    Do you manufacture products containing vermiculite? No. Do you supply equipment or materials, other than vermiculite ore and/or vermiculite concentrate, used in vermiculite industry? No. Please give a short description of the type of items that you manufacture or supply, or the services you offer. ...

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  • Spectroscopy of Expanded Vermiculite Products and ...

     · This dataset contains descriptions and analytical data (i.e., electron microprobe, X-ray diffraction, spectral reflectance, and scanning electron microprobe analyses) for unexpanded and expanded vermiculite samples. These data are provided for 52 samples of vermiculite attic insulation, horticultural products, aggregate, and packing materials derived from mines near Enoree, South …

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  • Golden Vermiculite Ore – VISIGHT

    GOLDEN VERMICULITE ORE. Vermiculite is a mineral that contains magnesium and degenerates from hydrated aluminium silicates. This product appears as brown crystalline powder/flakes. It can be used in coatings and refractory materials. Vermiculite ore process heat-resistant, inert, inorganic, lightweight and absorbent, making it an excellent ...

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  • Vermiculite ore

    The Vermiculite ore from the Kovdor origin is well known throughout the world as the highest quality raw material for exfoliated vermiculite production and vermiculite products: boards, plasters and others. The Kovdor deposit has all grades of vermiculite: Large, Medium, Fine, SuperFine, Micron.

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  • Raw Vermiculite Flake, Unexpanded Vermiculite, Cude ...

    Premium golden color expanded vermiculite for horticulture soil amendment, construction insulation, and animal feed. Raw gold vermiculite ore is bulkily supplied at direct factory price! Golden exfoliated vermiculite is classified into a wide variety of sizes, which includes 20-40mesh, 40-60mesh, 60-80mesh, 80-120mesh, 1-3mm, 2-4mm, 3-6mm, 4-8mm.

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  • Vermiculite

    Vermiculite Characteristics Vermiculite ore consists mainly of SiO2 (37–42 wt%), MgO (14–12 wt%), Al2O3 (10–13 wt%), Fe2O3 (5–17 wt%), H2O (8–18 wt%) and lesser amount of FeO (1–3 wt%). the variation in the chemical composition of vermiculite can cause a variation in its physical properties.

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  • View Profile

    Whittemore Company manufactures and supplies various grades of vermiculite and vermiculite blended products for the construction, horticultural, agricultural, and industrial markets. We are able to supply Vermiculite Ore

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  • How vermiculite is made

    Perlite

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  • Perlite – Products · Dicalite Management Group

    Contact. Dicalite Management Group, Inc. 1001 Conshohocken State Road Ste. 1-500 Conshohocken, PA 19428 Marketing and Sales Inquiries: [email protected]

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  • VCX · Dicalite Management Group

    VCX vermiculite ore concentrate has an impressive combination of properties that make it an ideal insulator, flame-resistant additive, and additive in coatings, plastics, and a variety construction-related and industrial materials. It is available in three product …

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  • Home · Dicalite Management Group

    The various ore products that are sold at Socorro are the result of controlled crushing and sizing to specified grades. The coarser grades of perlite ore are typically used as horticultural additives. The medium sizes are typically expanded into aggregate and building products. And the finest sizes are most typically used in the filtration market.

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  • Vermiculite

    Vermiculite ore is invariably an alteration product of a variety of mafic minerals: biotite, phlogopite, rarely muscovite, diopside, tremolite, augite, hornblende, olivine, chlorite, and serpentine. All known deposits have formed in the zone of circulating groundwater above the water table.

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  • Horticultural Vermiculite for Gardening, Soil Amendment ...

    We offer a full range of vermiculite products, such as Crude Vermiculite Ore, Exfoliated Vermiculite, Vermiculite Flakes, Golden Vermiculite, and Silver-white Vermiculite, available in a wide variety of grades and sizes. They are widely used in various fields of industry, agriculture, and construction.

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  • STRATEGY FOR FURTHER ASSESSMENT OF VERMICULITE …

    vermiculite ore shipped from the Libby mine. The non-exfoliation sites also had fewer material handling and processing steps (e.g., receiving shipments as bagged product vs. in bulk via railcar). o For instance, at gypsum wallboard manufacturing facilities (the largest grouping of non-exfoliation sites), the vermiculite ore was commonly

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  • History of Vermiculite

     · In 1999, there were three active vermiculite mining operations in the United States, two in South Carolina and one in ia, which shipped concentrated vermiculite ore to exfoliation plants located throughout the country.

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  • Vermiculite

    Vermiculite is a hydrous phyllosilicate mineral which undergoes significant expansion when heated. Exfoliation occurs when the mineral is heated sufficiently, and commercial furnaces can routinely produce this effect. Vermiculite forms by the weathering or hydrothermal alteration of biotite or phlogopite. Large commercial vermiculite mines currently exist in the United States of America ...

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  • Vermiculite Ore Buyers | Customers of Vermiculite Ore ...

    Top buyers of vermiculite ore from around the world. Panjiva helps you find, evaluate and contact buyers of vermiculite ore.

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  • Multipurpose ore raw vermiculite In Industrial Grade ...

    Vermiculite Products - Domestic and Organic Superfine Vermiculite This size is produced by expanding, sieving and packing the raw vermiculite smaller than 1 mm and larger than 0.5 mm. Superfine boy is especially used in the construction and paint …

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  • US: Vermiculite Products Could Expose Consumers to ...

     · The vermiculite ore at a mine in Libby, Montana, was contaminated with tremolite. For more than 60 years, W.R. Grace &amjp; Co. dug vermiculite ore out of the Zonolite Mountain in Libby. Vermiculite is a volcanic mineral compound that expands when wet.

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  • Perlite Ore · Dicalite Management Group

    Perlite ore is formed by magmatic processes, and water is entrapped in the perlite matrix over geologic time periods. These microscopic pockets of water give perlite ore it''s unique ability to "pop" under proper high-temperature conditions. The chemical framework of Dicaperl''s industry-leading Socorro perlite ore is amorphous and doesn ...

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