Dolomite / Premium GML

Dolomite / Premium GML from Dolomite Kangar Manufacturing sdn bhd

By: Dolomite Kangar Manufacturing sdn bhd  29-04-2010
Keywords: magnesium carbonate

Dolomite is used for manufacturing certain types of refractory bricks used in steel making. The dolomite is heated to a high temperature to drive off the carbonate as carbon dioxide and the remaining material, a mixture of calcium and magnesium oxides, is blended with carbon and other materials and pressed into blocks for the furnaces. The magnesium and calcium oxides have very high melting points and are an excellent, inexpensive refractory material.
Dolomite is also used as a source of magnesium oxide for making magnesium metal and for chemical uses, such as the common laxative milk-of-magnesia. Dolomitic limestone's and dolomites are mined along with limestone and used for crushed stone and aggregates for manufacture of pavement, concrete for construction and as fill material. Dolomite is also used in some cement, as a source of magnesium. Of course Dolomite is also used as mineral specimens.
Dolomite specimens from the perlis, Malaysia are very popular among mineral collectors and dealers. The clear transparent specimens from Perlis,Malaysia are rare and unusual, and are in high demand by Collectors.
Dolomite Rock is used as an ornamental and structural stone, and for extracting certain metals from their ores. It is useful in the chemical industry in the preparation of magnesium salts.


Keywords: magnesium carbonate

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