Feldspar's market through the looking glass

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 20 December 2013

Demand for feldspar is recovering from the global economic crisis and opportunities in ceramics and glass markets are expanding

Feldspar is one of the most abundant minerals in the Earth’s crust, forming more than 60% of terrestrial rocks. According to United States Geological Survey (USGS) 2013 estimates, identified and hypothetical resources can amply meet anticipated world demand.

“Resources are large, although not always conveniently accessible,” Arnold Tanner,...

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