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Baddeleyite (ZrO2-HfO) Powder from READE PDF Print E-mail


  • Baddeleyite Synonyms:

Baddeleyite, Zirconium ore, Zirconium dioxide, Baddeleyit, Buddleyit, Reitingerit, Baddeleyita, Caldasita, Reitingerita, CAS# 1314-23-4

  • Baddeleyite, Designations:

Chemical Name: Zirconium dioxide

Chemical Formula: ZrO2 + Hf2

  • Baddeleyite Description:

Essentially a natural mineralogical composite of natural zirconium oxide, hydrated zirconium oxide and zirconium silicate. Produced in South Africa, the CIS, Ceylon, Brazil, Sweden and Montana.

  • Baddeleyite Typical Chemical Properties:

Contains 65.0 to 75% Zr02, 10 to 14% Si02 and 3 to 5% other materials. Finished commercial grades are 99.3% Zr02 + Hf02. U308 and Th02 are sometimes naturally present.

  • Baddeleyite Typical Physical Properties Available:

Shipped primarily as a lump material or around 99% finer than 45 microns

  • Baddeleyite Typical Physical Constants:

Density (g/cm3)


Bulk Density (g/cm3)

2.0 g/cc


greasy to vitreous



Specific Surface Area (m3/g)

0.6 to 1.0

Molecular Weight


Mohs Hardness @20°C



colorless to brown, black & yellow

Specific Gravity




  • Baddeleyite Typical Applications:

Refractories, ceramic pigments, enamels, electroceramics, alloys, and as an ingredient in low expansion bodies

  • Baddeleyite Packaging:

Jars, pails, drums, multiply paper bags, bulk bags and fiberboard containers

  • Baddeleyite TSCA (SARA Title III) Status:

Yes. For further information please call the E.P.A. at 1.202.554.1404

  • Baddeleyite CAS Number:

CAS# 1314-23-4







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