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Siliceous raw materials in Spain

Siliceous raw materials in Spain
Siliceous raw materials in Spain

Ángel Ferrero Arias

Affiliation: Instituto Geológico y Minero de España

Biography: Not available


Ángel Ferrero Arias

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Publication year: 2004

Language: Spanish

Subjects: Mining


This work has been realized under the "Cuarcitas de Galicia" project, which is being developed by the Geological Survey of Spain (IGME) in the Autonomous Community of Galicia, in order to obtain knowledge on various aspects of interest to the project implementation. Presented here is a review paper and general synthesis of various aspects of the siliceous materials used in various branches of industry. In this document very different substances and applications have being grouped, playing more or less detail many issues, in order to obtain an overview of the usability of siliceous raw materials. It has wanted to keep endpoints and technical specifications from various sources, both for different natural substances to some of the synthetic and artificial products obtained as intermediates, because it is scarce the regulations or standards on the subject used in many applications, and are sometimes difficult to access. Are reviewed, apart from some general aspects, the type of deposits of various substances, industrial materials, their utilization technologies and their uses. Major environmental implications are noted. Areas of exploitation are referenced, and production statistics and foreign trade are analyzed. References to companies operating in Spain are collected, and numerous references are also included.

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Physical Description : CD-ROM; 189 p.; ils; fots

ISBN: 84-7840-556-9

Publication: Madrid : Geological Survey of Spain, 2004

Reference IGME: 6201/5

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