Andalusite

Andalusite is an alumino-silicate mineral occurring in metamorphic rocks as elongated rhombic prisms, sometimes of gem quality.

DIN 1298190, ISO 201021

Effective under abrasive conditions

Great thermal shock resistance

Non-hazardous

Non-Toxic

Stable Mineral

Andalusite - an alumino-silicate mineral

Product information

LKAB Minerals Andalusite is an alumino-silicate raw material used to manufacture refractory linings. Andalusite is used extensively where greater thermal shock resistance is required. Additionally, refractories made with Andalusite can be used effectively under abrasive conditions.

Andalusite standard grades

  • 5-8mm (-8+5mm)
  • 3-5mm (-5+3mm)
  • 1-3mm (-3+1mm)
  • 0-1mm (-1mm)
  • 0-250μm (-60#)
  • 0-150μm (-100#)
  • 0-15μm (-200#)

Other grades are available on request.

Andalusite packaging

Our Andalusite product range is available in 25kg paper sacks, 1000kg bulk bags or as bulk as standard.

Mineral information

Here you find chemical properties and toxicology information.

Chemical componentPercentage
Al2O358.97%
SiO238.0%
Fe2O30.90%
MgO0.15%

Andalusite toxicology

A non-toxic, non-hazardous stable mineral.

Industry use

Our customers use industrial minerals to improve constructions, increase safety and reduce costs.

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