Information Circular 2014-06
Refractory minerals in British Columbia, Canada, 2014
Magnesite, silica, olivine, kyanite, andalusite, refractory clays and shale, pyrophyllite, graphite , chromite, and dolomite are some of the traditional refractory minerals in British Columbia. Besides these, the province also has deposits of lightweight heat-insulating materials such as pumice, mineral wool, perlite and vermiculite. The internal demand for traditional heavy-duty refractory raw materials in British Columbia is limited. However, these minerals also have a non-refractory applications and are traded internationally, either in raw form or after processing.
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