I-Minerals Moose Creek High
Potash Feldspar Page 2014 update
1-208-746-3724 fax 1-208-746-6968 e-mail
Please help us with a survey of feldspar use. Your
answers will assist in the plant design for this new feldspar production plant.
wheel thrown mug pictured above is the standard Alfred recipe porcelain
using Moose Creek Feldspar, fired cone 10.
degree of translucence and the ease of forming even this thin. The yellow color
is due to the light bulb.
40 tons of Moose Creek Feldspar ore
was bulk bagged at the Wendt
Pottery plant in Lewiston Idaho in
preparation for shipment to the North Carolina pilot processing plant. This
pilot run will produce 5 tons of ultra high
purity Moose Creek high potash feldspar for the pottery market and allow full
scale testing by interested users.
The samples will become
available as soon as the pilot run has been returned to Lewiston for packaging.
Above are three fusion
buttons which are : Moose Creek 325 ( l.), Minex A270 Nepheline Syenite ( c.) ,
Custer ( r.).
Visually the Moose creek
is as white and clean as the Nepheline Syenite, fully fused but more viscous so
that it would
offer a stiffer, more
slump resistant glass for the production of porcelain.
Al2O3 Fe2O3 MgO CaO
Na2O K2O TiO2
The LOI was
0.7 with the balance of the minerals present in trace amounts
Source: Acme Analytical
Above is the 40 ton pile
slated to be loaded into the bulk bags for transport and above is the bagging
setup in use.
Here is the 40 ton pile now half in the bulk bags and nearly ready for shipment
to be processed in North Carolina..
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