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Mineral resource of the month: ferrous slag

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Abstract

The article offers information on mineral resource ferrous slag. Ferrous slag is produced through the addition of materials such as limestone and dolomite to blast and steel furnaces to remove impurities from iron ore and to lower the heat requirements for processes in iron and steel making. It is stated that the method of cooling is important for the market uses and value of ferrous slag. Some types of slag can be used in construction, glass manufacturing and thermal insulation.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mineral resource of the month: ferrous slag
Series title:
Earth
Volume
54
Issue:
8
Year Published:
2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGI
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Earth
First page:
39
Last page:
39