Ores and Minerals


Minerals and their Uses

Every segment of society uses minerals and mineral resources every day. The roads we ride or drive on and the buildings we live learn and work in all contain minerals. Below is a selected list of commonly used metallic and nonmetallic minerals, ore minerals, mineral by products, aggregates and rock types that are used to make products we use in our daily life.

Aggregates, Aluminum, Antimony, Asbestos, Basalt, Barium, Beryllium, Bismuth, Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Cement, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Diamond, Diatomite, Dolomite, Feldspar, Fluorite, Garnet, Germanium, Gold, Granite, Graphite, Gypsum, Halite, Iodine, Iron Ore, Lead, Limestone, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Mica, Molybdenum, Nickel, Phosphate rock, Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), Potash, Pyrite, Quartz, Sandstone, Silica / Silicon, Silver, Strontium, Sulfur, Talc, Tin, Titanium, Trona, Tungsten, Uranium, Zeolites, Zinc, Zirconium etc.,

BTH undertakes majority of testing parameters of Ores & Minerals such as

Purity Specific Gravity Bulk Density Silica
Loss on ignition Heavy Metals Moisture Ash/ Acid insoluble ash
Available Lime Alumina Iron Sodium
Potassium Sieve Analysis Manganese Oil Absorption
Copper Sulphate Phosphate Chloride
Iron Calcium Sulphate Tin Lead
Nickel Acid insoluble matter Metallic iron Water soluble matter