Rock, Ores, Minerals

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Parameters:

Rocks and Minerals

Option (I): General, Primary

  • Moisture
  • Loss in Ignition
  • Acid Insoluble (Insoluble Matter)
  • Mixed Oxides (R2O3 / Fe2O3 + Al2O)
  • CaO
  • MgO
  • SiO2

Option (II): Metal Analysis, Secondary

  • Metals (Ag, Fe, Mn, Ca, Mg, Na, K, Cu, Pb, Zn, Cr, Ni, Cd, etc. Each)

Option (III): Random Analysis

  • Mixed Oxides Only
  • Mixed Oxide + CaO + MgO
  • CaO+MgO

Option (IV): Specific Analysis, Tertiary

  • As
  • Mercury

Option (IV): Additional Analysis

  • Phosphorous pentoxide, P2O5
  • Sulphates
  • Chloride

Option (V): Minor Constituents

  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Manganese Dioxide
  • Phosphorous Pentoxide

1.2  Construction Material (Sand & Aggregates)

Option (I): General

  • Total Alkali Reactivity
  • Alkali Reactive Silica, Sc
  • Alkali Reactivity, Rc

Option (II): Additional Analysis

  • Organic Matter
  • Chloride
  • Sulphate
  • pH

Option (III): Specific Analysis

  • Mixed Oxides (Fe2O3 + Al2O3)
  • SiO2
  • CaO
  • MgO

Option (III): Texture & Mineralogical Analysis

  • Textural Analysis ( microscopic of aggregates)
  • Mineralogical Analysis of Sand (mica, silica, feldspar, rock fragments etc.)

1.3 Cement

Option (I): General

  • SiO2
  • Ammonium Hydroxide Group (Mixed Oxide) – R2O3 , Fe2O3, Al2O3
  • Calcium Oxide
  • Magnesium Oxide
  • Loss on Ignition
  • Insoluble Residue
  • Sulfur Trioxide (Sulfur anhydrite)
  • Acid Soluble Alkalis (Na2O + K2O)
  • Inherent Chloride

Option (II): Selective (a)

  • SiO2
  • Ammonium Hydroxide Group (Mixed Oxide) – R2O3 , Fe2O3, Al2O3
  • Loss on Ignition
  • Insoluble Residue

Option (III): Selective (b)

  • Calcium Oxide
  • Free Calcium Oxide (Free Lime)
  • Magnesium Oxide

Option (IV): Selective (c)

  • Loss on Ignition
  • Insoluble Residue
  • Sulfur Trioxide
  • Inherent Chloride

Option (V): Minor Constituents

  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Manganese Dioxide
  • Phosphorous Pentoxide

Option (VI): Specific Analysis

  • Tricalcium Silicate (C3S): CaO+Fe2O3+Al2O3+SiO2+Free CaO
  • Dicalcium Silicate (C2S): SiO2 +Fe2O3+Al2O3+CaO+ Free CaO
  • Tricalcium Aluminate (C3A): Al2O3+Fe2O3
  • Tetraaluminoferate(C4AF): Fe2O3
  • Lime Saturation Factor (LSF): CaO+SiO2+Al2O3+Fe2O3
  • Silica saturation Factor (SSF): CaO+Al2O3+Fe2O3+SiO2

1.4 Fly Ash

Option (I): General

  • SiO2
  • Ammonium Hydroxide Group (Mixed Oxide) – R2O3 , Fe2O3, Al2O3
  • Calcium Oxide
  • Magnesium Oxide
  • Loss on Ignition
  • Sulfur Trioxide (Sulfur anhydrite)
  • Available Alkali as Na2O (28 days)
  • Inherent Chloride

Option (I): Selective (a)

  • SiO2
  • Ammonium Hydroxide Group (Mixed Oxide) – R2O3 , Fe2O3, Al2O3
  • Loss on Ignition

Option (I): Selective (b)

  • Calcium Oxide
  • Magnesium Oxide

1.5  Brick and Ceramics

  • Loss in Ignition
  • Acid Insoluble
  • Moisture
  • CaO
  • SO3
  • CaO+MgO
  • SiO2
  • Chloride
  • R2O3, Al2O3, Fe2O3
  • Acid Soluble Alkalis
  • Metals (each except arsenic)
  • Water Absorption Ratio
  • Sulfuric Acid Immersion Test (10days)
  • Wetting & Drying Test