Potential new applications for Indian refractory minerals

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Thursday, 03 November 2011

UNITECR: Work on dunite, sillimanite, zircon grades show steel refractory promise

Indian refractories could be using minerals such as dunite, sillimanite and zircon in place of alumina and magnesia, new research shows.

Driven in part by the quest for new and alternative raw materials in refractories, papers presented at UNITECR this week in Kyoto revealed potential new demand for dunite, sillimanite,...

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