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Thursday, June 09, 2005

C/9R Glossy Iron Red Glaze


C/9R Glossy Iron Red Glaze
Originally uploaded by claycraft.

C/9R Glossy Iron Red Glaze



Custer Spar 46

Silica 21

EPK 8

Dolomite 16

Bone Ash 14

Total 105



Bentonite 3

QIT Red Dust 14



QIT stands for Quebec Iron and Titanium. QIT owns an ilmenite mine in northeastern Quebec.



The ore is shipped to Tracy where it is processed into titanium dioxide slags, iron, steel billets



and steel autoparts. This dust comes from the dust collecting system of the steelmelting department



and has the following general formula:



FE2O3 85%



SIO2 5.0%



CAO 5.0%



MGO 1.0%



ZNO 2.0%



CARBON 2.0%



TOTAL 100%



It was 170 mesh sieved.



A theoritical substitution is as follows for each 1% of the stuff :



Red Iron Oxide 0.820



Silica 0.050



Whiting 0.060



Dolomite 0.050



Zinc oxide 0.020



Total 1.000



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"They are insane these quebekers"

"Est´┐Żn locos estos quebequeses"

Edouard Bastarache

Irreductible Quebecois

Indomitable Quebeker

Sorel-Tracy

Quebec

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