Kaolin & White Clay:

The production of Kaolin from Sinai is up to 100,000 MTPA. It is considered as one of the best Kaolin deposits in the Middle East. The most important markets for Kaolin are refractory, cement, ceramic and paper industries. In addition to the considerable portion needed for local demands of Kaolin, that ore is export to Spain, Turkey and some Arabian countries, mainly for the white cement industry.

 

Constituents

Type 1

Type 2

Type 3

Type 4

SiO2

52  max.

50 : 56

55 : 62

58 : 68

Al2O3

34 min.

30 : 34

25 : 30

20 : 25

Fe2O3

0.90 : 1.20

0.90 : 1.20

0.90 : 1.10

0.80 : 1.20

TiO2

1.5 : 2.30

1.50 – 2.30

1.40 : 2.00

1.30 : 1.80

CaO

0.10 : 0.15

0.10 : 0.15

0.30 : 0.60

0.20 :  0.30

MgO

0.05 :  0.10

0.05 :  0.10

0.20 : 0.40

0.10 : 0.20

Na2O

0.10 : 0.20

0.10 : 0.20

0.10 : 0.20

0.10 : 0.20

K2O

0.02 :  0.07

0.02 : 0.07

0.02 : 0.07

0.02 : 0.07

CL

< 0.05

< 0.05

< 0.05

< 0.05

L.O.I
(105o-1000oC)

12   :   14

11  :  12

9   :   11

7   :   9

  Size: Run of mine or crushed 0 to 30 cm max.         
 And/or: According to customer requirements.