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[New Lat., from barium], or heavy spar,
a white, yellow, blue, red, or colorless mineral. It is a sulfate of barium, BaSO4, found in nature as tabular crystals or in granular or massive form and has a high specific gravity.
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barytes

barytes

a colourless or white mineral consisting of barium sulphate in orthorhombic crystalline form, occurring in sedimentary rocks and with sulphide ores: a source of barium. Formula: BaSO4
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Bolan Mining Enterprises (BME) a 50:50 Joint Venture between PPL and the Government of Balochistan, sold a total of 13,213 ton nes of Barytes powder/ore during the year under review, compared with 13,817 tonnes in 1998-99.
Richard Mozley's MeGaSep multigravity separator is designed to separate all fine and ultra-fine particles, and has applications in the recovery of precious metals, base metal oxides and sulphides, and the upgrading of industrial minerals such as fluorspar, celestite and barytes.
Painters and paint manufacturers experimented with zinc-oxide, zinc-sulphide, barytes, and carbonates, with mixed but largely encouraging success, producing a range of new products: some cheaper, some whiter than white lead, and some, they claimed, every bit as durable.
Tenders are invited for Selection of consultant for formulation of pricing strategy for barytes mineral
Some of the major products manufactured by the company are silica flour, frac sand and proppant, silica sand, filtermedia products (sand, gravel and anthracite), oil-well drilling products, potassium chloride, industrial salt, barytes, calcium chloride, talc, calcium carbonate, bentonite, polybilt, waterproofing and coating products, insulation and industrial gasket products, and colouring master batches.
15 December 2010 -- India's ICRA has suspended the LB and A4 ratings set to barytes and iron ore trading firm IBC Ltd's INR100m fund-based facilities and INR117.
During this period, YSR was at the centre of several controversies, including the barytes mining lease to his father and the acquisition of AP Carbides Limited by his family.
Zinc oxide, barytes and black iron oxide also find some specialized uses.
In addition, there are deposits of clay, kaolin, silica sand, semi-precious stones, barytes, salt, tin, copper, iron ore, zinc, lead, granite, gypsum and tungsten.
1) Nuricon Union for representation 2) Procyon as US affiliates 3) Nuricon Petroservices for oilfield services 4) Pakistan Tubular for tubular inspection and 5) Siprion Petrotools for Barytes and Mud chemicals.
Recoverable reserves of selected Indian resources (Mt unless otherwise stated) Fuel minerals Reserve Coal 192,000 Lignite 6,473 Metallic minerals Chromite 88 Iron ore (hematile) 9,602 (magnetite) 3,143 Manganese ore 176 Bauxite 2,525 Copper ore 416 Gold ore 18 Lead-zinc ore 186 Titanium 102 Tungsten 26 Vanadium 13 Molybdenum (t) 5,389 Non-metallic minerals Apatite 13 Asbestos 23 Barytes 70 China clay 986 Diamond ('000 ct) 1,084 Dolomite 4,967 Gypsum 239 Kyanite 3 Limestone 76,446 Magnesite 233 Mica (t) 109,000 Rock phosphate 147 Beach sand sillimanite 51 Soapstone/steatite 84 Wollastonite 4 Source: Indian Bureau of Mines