Iron Oxide

Iron oxide is a chemical compound made up of oxygen and iron, most abundant in the earth’s crust in the form of Hematite (Fe2O3). It also exists in the form of Magnetite (Fe3O4).

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Iron Oxide is a mineral which varies in colour, from black or silver-grey to brown, reddish brown or red. It is mined as the main ore of Iron.

LKAB Minerals sells iron oxide into different industries and with different (brand) names. When used outside the steel and foundry industry, Iron Oxide is also a commonly used word for hematite or magnetite products.

We sell these products in different grades to various industries:

Iron Oxide - Hematite - Pellets

Iron Oxide standard grades

For the foundry industry, LKAB Minerals offers Iron Oxide Type 8, Type 40 and Type 60 as well as blended products.

Other Iron Oxides available from LKAB Minerals include MagnaDense, MagnaChem, MagniF, Magnetite, Hematite and H400. Contact your local sales representative for further information.

Iron Oxide packaging

Our Iron Oxides are available in 20kg paper sacks, 1000kg bulk bags or in bulk tankers.

Iron Oxide mineral origin

The majority of our Iron Oxides are mined from our own deposits in Northern Sweden.

Iron Oxide toxicology

A non-toxic, non-hazardous stable mineral. You can download the Safety Data Sheet in the section on the right hand side for further information.

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