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Emerald Creek Garnet for Water Filtration

Emerald Creek Garnet is mined in the Carpenter Creek and Emerald Creek basins in Idaho, USA. Mining started in 1930; the processing plant is in Fernwood, Idaho. Deposits are an almandine Garnet with excellent properties for use in multimedia water filtration applications. Garnet is recommended as a support for other materials, such as sand, anthracite, etc. Emerald Creek Garnet is processed from crude by means of crushing, milling washing, drying and screening.

ADVANTAGES OF EMERALD CREEK GARNET

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  • High hardness reduces erosion and provides years of reliable service
  • NSF Certified in accordance with ANSI/NSF Standard 61, Drinker Water System Components
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AVAILABLE SIZES

MM US
Mesh
#8/12 #12 #36 #30/40 #50X #60 #100

2.360

8

0-10

0-30

         

2.000

10

             

1.700

12

40-75

45-80

         

1.400

14

20-50

20-50

0-2

       

1.180

16

0-5

0-5

10-25

       

0.850

20

             

0.710

25

             

0.600

30

   

60-95

0-5

0-5

   

0.500

35

   

0-10

20-40

10-20

   

0.425

40

     

30-50

20-45

0-5

 

0.355

45

     

0-35

15-25

5-25

 

0.300

50

     

0-5

20-30

35-50

 

0.250

60

       

10-20

40-50

 

0.212

70

       

0-5

0-15

 

0.180

80

           

0-20

0.150

100

             

0.125

120

           

65-70

0.106

140

           

0-15

0.063

230

           

0-2

 

E.S.(mm)
(typical)

1.40 - 1.55

1.40 - 1.70

0.55 - 0.65

0.35 - 0.45

0.25 - 0.30

0.21 - 0.28

 
 

U.C. (typical)

<1.5

<1.5

<1.6

<1.6

<1.6

<1.6

 
Bulk Density
(weight per cu. ft.)

149

150

135

125

122

120

 

Custom screened sizes available on request.

Technical Specifications

Symbol Name Percentage
SiO2 Silicon Dioxide 
37
Fe2O3 Iron Oxide 33
Al2O3 Aluminum Oxide 25
MgO Magnesium Oxide 4
CaO Calcium Oxide 1
MnO Manganese Oxide 1

Characteristics

Colour: Deep Red to Pink
Specific Gravity: 4.0 – 4.1
Bulk Density (aerated): ~ 135 lb. cu.ft.
Grain Shape: Angular
Hardness: 7.5 - 8.0 Mohs (see our hardness index)

Packaging:

  • 50 lb. paper bags
  • 2000 lb. and 4000 lb. super sacs

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