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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


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%


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

"Ils sont fous ces quebecois"

"They are insane these quebekers"

"Est´┐Żn locos estos quebequeses"

Edouard Bastarache

Irreductible Quebecois

Indomitable Quebeker