Interceram - International Ceramic Review

, Volume 64, Issue 4–5, pp 214–218 | Cite as

Effect of Mineralizers and Reaction Conditions on the Formation of Cristobalite

  • Yun LeiEmail author
  • Yue He
  • Feifei Chen
  • Jun Xu
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Crystalline silica experience phase transformation from quartz to cristobalite upon heat treatment. The influence of mineralizer types and reaction conditions on the crystallinity of cristobalite was investigated. The results show that the calcination temperature and the holding time have an effect on the phase transformation of cristobalite in the presence of mineralizers.


quartz cristobalite mineralizer phase transformation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Resource and Environmental EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhan, HubeiChina

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