Ilmenite

Ilmenite

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Formula: FeO.TiO2

Is used in glazes as a colorant to produce tans and buffs, and it can also be used in granular form to produce mottling. Used in clay bodies or engobes, it promotes Iron spotting in reduction glazes. Rutile can be substituted; however, it contains less Iron and, therefore, its colouring strength is much weaker.

Melting Point: 1365oC

Molecular weight: 151.7

Glaze Material Group: Colorant

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Safety: No significant hazards
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