Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Kinetic Study of Micronization Grinding of Dry Mica in a Planetary Ball Mill

Table 1

Particle size distribution and mineralogical and chemical composition of the initial mica sample, series (M0).

Particle size distributionMineralogical compositionChemical composition
Size class (mm)Mass (%)Cumul. oversize (%)Cumul. undersize (%)MineralContent (%)OxideContent (%)
Size class (−0.589 + 0.104) (mm)

−0.833 + 0.5890.100.10100.00K-muscovite74.11SiO256.60
−0.589 + 0.4174.404.5099.90Al2O324.50
−0.417 + 0.29522.5027.0095.50CaO0.10

−0.295 + 0.20829.0056.0073.00Na-muscovite10.13MgO0.60
−0.208 + 0.14723.0079.0044.00Na2O1.90
−0.147 + 0.10410.5089.5021.00K2O10.59

−0.104 + 0.0746.0095.5010.50Quartz7.19Fe2O31.00
−0.074 + 0.0631.4096.904.50MnO0.03

−0.063 + 0.0531.1098.003.10Feldspar3.74TiO20.18
−0.053 + 0.0400.8298.822.00P0.40
−0.040 + 0.0001.18100.001.18S0.40

Total100.00Total95.17LoI3.70

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