red iron oxide, ferric oxide, iron sesquioxide, CAS 1309-37-1, MIL-I-706A


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Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Powder


Naturally found in rocks of all ages. Stubby, black crystals. Very heavy. Usually anti-ferromagnetic. It is also available as a synthetic product.

a) Composition of ore= Fe2O3= 50- 95%. Iron content= ~65-67% with less than 2% magnetics

b) Purity Available: As high as 99.95%

Lumps, pieces, targets, granules and various powder granulations down to 0.003 microns (3 nanometers)

Molecular Weight (g/mol.) 159.69
Index of Refraction 3.042
Bulk Density (lbs./ft3) 147.
Melting Point (°C) 1475- 1565
Boiling Point (°C) decomposes
pH 7
Loss On Ignition 0.1- 0.3
Mohs Hardness @20°C 5.5 to 6.5
Specific Surface Area (m2/g) 11
Specific Gravity 4.8- 5.26
Color rouge
Crystallography hexagonal

Red iron oxide, ferric oxide, jeweler's rouge, iron sesquioxide, CAS 1309-37-1, Red iron oxide, ferric oxide, jeweler's rouge, iron sesquioxide, CAS 1309-37-1

Used in coatings, colorants, rubber, adhesives, plastics, concrete, an iron ore in steel manufacture, a density media, and as a polishing rouge

50 lbs. bags, poly-lined fiber drums, bulk bags and loose bulk

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