Quartz, most common of all minerals is composed of silicon dioxide, or silica, SiO2. It is an essential component of igneous and metamorphic rocks. The size varies from specimens weighing a metric ton to minute particles that sparkle in rock surfaces. The luster in some specimens is vitreous; in others it is greasy or glossy.
Quartz sand used in the manufacturing of :
- Used in the field of coatings and filler
- nylon casting, resin casting industrial production
- In casting industry