METALS AND MINERALS - LIMONITE

 

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LIMONITE

Limonite is an ore consisting in a mixture of hydrated iron(III) oxide-hydroxide of varying composition. The generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)┬ĚnH2O, limonite also often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide.

Together with hematite, it has been mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is a very common amorphous substance though can be tricky to find when mined with hematite and bog ore.

Below is Typical Specification of Limonite we deal in.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION ON DRY BASIS

Limonite Ore (Ni 0.8% - 1.2%, Fe 42%)

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