Dolomites in Egypt
Dolomite rocks are found in many areas in Egypt with different specifications along the Nile Valley, Suez Canal area, Sinai Peninsula, Western Desert and Red Sea governorates.
1- As an aggregate in construction projects.
2- Dolomite is used to make magnesia, which has important medicinal applications.
3- As a kiln-fired in the manufacture of cement.
4- Cutting into blocks and slabs for use as a dimension stone.
5- Calcined to produce lime.
6- In the chemical industry, it is used as a source of magnesia (MgO).
7- The steel industry uses, as a sintering agent in processing iron ore and as a flux in the production of steel.
8- In agriculture, it is used as a soil conditioner and as a feed additive for livestock.
9- In the production of glass and ceramics.
10- Ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries.
11- Cement industry.
12- Sugar industry.
13- Making the necessary bricks for furnace lining.
EGYPT STONE producing dolomite from two sites in ELSAFF – GIZAH & ATAQA - SUEZ including four(4) quarries, covering most industrial speciation’s needs.
EGYPT STONE supplying dolomites to steel factories and road projects
Our products rang are
- Mohs Hardness : 3.5 to 4
- Specific Gravity : 2.8 to 2.9
- Diaphaneity : Transparent to translucent.
- Tenacity : Brittle.
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