Welcome to minerals database of Turkey Having a considerable and quite diverse mineral base, Turkey also has one of the world's largest natural stone reserves, which is considered to be excellent quality.

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UNROASTED IRON PYRITES

Pyrite is an iron sulfide mineral and one of the most ubiquitous minerals of earth's crust. It is found in igneous, ...

CHROMIUM ORES
Chromium is a metalic element. Because it is very hard and has a melt­ ing point of 1857 °C, it is used to increase the ...
COPPER ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Copper (German: Kupfer, French: cuivre) is a group 18 transition metal. Because copper was first found in Cyprus, it ...

GYPSUM, ANHYDRITE, PLASTERS
Gypsum is a mineral containing calsium sul­ fate in its chemical composition. In addition to natural Gypsum, synthetic ...
FELDSPAR
Feldspar is an aluminosilicate mineraland is classified into three groups accordingto the element in its composition: ...
LEAD ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Lead is a chemical element in the carbon group with symbol ,atomic number 82. Lead is a soft and malleable metal, ...

MAGNESITE

Magnesite is a compound of magnesium, its chemical formula is MgC03, and its color varies between white, yellow, ...

SETTS, CUBSTONES AND FLAGSTONES, OF NATURAL STONES
Natural building stones are rocks of various origins which are processed and sized to be used in construction. Marble, ...
ZINC ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Zinc is the 23rd most abundant element in the earth's crust. Sphalerite, zinc sulfide, is and has been the principal ...

ANTIMONY ORES AND CONCENTRATES
A native element, antimony metal is extracted from stibnite and other minerals. Antimony is used as a hardening alloy ...
ASBESTOS
Because this group of silicate minerals can be readily separated into thin, strong fibers that are flexible, heat ...
BENTONITE

is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate, essentially impure clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. Bentonite ...

COBALT ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Used in superalloys for jet engines, chemicals (paint driers, catalysts, magnetic coatings, pigments, rechargeable ...

DOLOMITE

is used as an ornamental stone, a concrete aggregate, a source of magnesium oxide and in the Pidgeon process for the ...

EMERY AND OTHER ABRASIVES
Is a very hard rock type used to make abrasive powder. It largely consists of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide), ...
KAOLIN & OTHER KAOLIN CLAYS

Kaolin is a very common mineral. Kaolin is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral, produced by the chemical ...

MANGANESE ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Steel becomes harder when it is alloyed with manganese. It has similar applications when alloyed with aluminum and ...

MEERSCHAUM
is a hydrous magnesium silicate having the chemical formula Mg4Si6O15(OH)2•6H2O. Most of the meerschaum of commerce is ...
MICA
The principal use of ground mica is in gypsum wallboard joint compound, where it acts as a filler and extender, ...
MOLYBDENUM ORES AND CONCENTRATES

The two largest uses of molybdenum are as an alloy in stainless steels and in alloy steels-these two uses consume ...

NICKEL ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Large amounts of nickel are used in the specialty steel industry for stainless steel and related alloys. And also in ...

PERLITE

Is used in a number of different situations. The majority of perlite is used in construction products, mainly ...

QUARTZ

Quartz is a chemical compound consisting of one part silicon and two parts oxygen. It is silicon dioxide (SiO2). It ...

SALT

NaCl salt, which is an important substance in the chemical industry and in food preparation, is produced from four ...

SULPHUR

Pure Sulphur is bright yellow. The color may be altered if impurities are present. Clay and selenium impurities, as ...

TIN ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Tin is one of the earliest metals known and used.   Because of its hardening effect on copper, tin was ...

TUNGSTEN (WOLFRAM), URANIUM , THORIUM AND TITANIUM ORES AND ARTICLES

TUNGSTEN
Tungsten (W) is a metal with a wide range of uses, the largest of which is as ...

ALUMINIUM ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Aluminum is the second most abundant metallic element in the Earth's crust after silicon, yet it is a comparatively ...

BARYTE, WITHERITE

Barite is a mineral consisting of barium sulfate. It most often occurs in hydrothermal veins and as veins in ...

FERRO CHROMIUM

Ferrochrome (FeCr) is an alloy of chromium and iron containing between 50% and 70% chromium. The ferrochrome is ...

IRON ORES AND CONCENTRATES

Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich ...

NATURAL BORATHES AND CONCENTRATES
Group of minerals that are compounds of one or more metallic elements combined with the borate radical (B2O3). The ...
NATURAL CRYOLITE AND CHIOLITE

Cryolite or kryolite mineral usually pure white or colorless but sometimes tinted in shades of pink, brown, or even ...

NATURAL STEATITE, TALC

Talc is known for being the softest mineral on earth. It is number 1 on the Mohs hardness scale, and can be easily ...

PRECIOUS METAL ORES (GOLD,SILVER,PLATINUM)

GOLD
A native element and precious metal, Gold has long been prized for its beauty, resistance ...

PUMICE STONE

Pumice is a light and porous type of pyroclastic igneous rock. It is formed from the lava that is full of gas. ...

SELESTITE

Pure Celestine is colorless, but impurities give this mineral a wide range of colors. The most common color is light ...

ZIRCONIUM,NIOBIUM,TANTALYUM, VANADYUM ORES AND CONCENTRATES

ZIRCONIUM
Zircon is a well-known mineral that makes an important gemstone of of many colors. ...

NATURAL GRAPHITE

Graphite is rather common, but fine crystals are rare. Most Graphite mining areas produce enormous quantities from a ...

 

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