Magnetite is used to produce dense medium slurry for coal washing, mineral processing and recycling of metals and plastics.
LKAB Minerals’ Magnetite is used in industrial application such as heavy media separation, ammonia catalysts, aluminothermic welding and slag conditioner.
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- Product information
- Mineral information
Magnetite, or Fe3O4, is a black ferri-magnetic natural iron oxide. This natural aggregate is a member of the spinel group.
LKAB Minerals’ customers can be found all over the world and their use of Magnetite differs a lot. We currently supply our natural iron oxide for the following applications:
- Heavy Media Separation
- Ammonia Catalysts
- Aluminothermic Welding
- Slag conditioner
- Foundry sand additive
- Energy storage
All these applications use the special properties of Magnetite such as its purity, density, and high Fe-content.
Magnetite standard grades
Depending your application we provide you with the most suitable grade of Magnetite. For data, please contact our sales team via the contact box to receive the most relevant information.
Being part of the international LKAB Group is a big advantage as we are always connected with our main source. LKAB Minerals has 13 different locations across the world making sure that local knowledge is within reach of all our customers. Most sales offices have their own storage facilities and supply you on-time and economically, all year-round the best quality Magnetite.
We can supply you Magnetite in either bulk or bags by:
- Individual truckload
The typical properties of Magnetite are:
Physical properties of Magnetite
Chemical properties of Magnetite
Magnetite mineral origin
LKAB Minerals’ Magnetite is from our own group resources, ensuring long-term availability and consistent quality. The LKAB mines are located in Kiruna and Malmberget in the northern part of Sweden. The ore is mined and treated at the mine site and railed to one of the two ports – Luleå in Sweden or Narvik in Norway. The ports are part of the LKAB Group logistics structure and are operated all year round.
The product is harmless to the environment, non-toxic in all its forms and for all practical purposes – inert. You can download the Safety Data Sheet on the right of this page.