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Vol. 14 No. 3, Issue of May 15, 2011
 

Table 1. Chemical composition of the colemanite ore.



Component

wt, %

B2O3

28.05

Al2O3

6.91

As2O3

0.79

CaO

32.48

Fe2O3

3.41

K2O

4.56

MgO

12.31

SO3

1.59

SiO2

32.95

SrO

1.61

TiO2

0.40

PbO

1.74