Zircon sand

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Description

A sand composed of zircon (zirconium silicate), silicon dioxide (silica) and titanium dioxide (rutile). Zircon sand is used as a high heat resistant sand for casting alloys as well as in the production of zirconium and titanium. See Zircon.

Synonyms and Related Terms

none; Zirkonsand (Deut.); zirkoon zand (Ned.)

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