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Hematite / Red Iron Oxide synonyms:

Red Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide, Fe2O3,Iron (III) Oxide, Jeweler’s rouge, Iron Sesquioxide, Anhydrous Iron Oxide, CAS 1309-37-1, Red Ochre, MIL-I-706A, Specular Iron, English red, Mars red, Red Iron Trioxide, Indian red.

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Formula: 

Fe2O3

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Description:

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

 
Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Typical Chemical Properties Available:

a) Composition of ore= Fe2O3= 50- 95%. Iron content= ~65-67% with less than 2% magnetic
b) Purity Available: As high as 99.95%

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Typical Physical Properties Available:

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

Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Nominal Physical Constants:

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
 
Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Typical Applications:

Used in coatings, colorants, rubber, adhesives, plastic, concrete, an Iron ore in steel manufacture, a Density Media and as a polishing rouge.

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide CAS No.:

CAS 1309-37-1

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide EINECS No.:

215-168-2

 Hematite / Red Iron Oxide Military Specification:

MIL-I-706A

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