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Wollastonite

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This page provides information about the commodity Wollastonite in mineral resources and mining.


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Properties of WollastoniteHide

Formula:
CaSiO3

This formula only indicates the stoichiometry of the mineral. In order to reflect the structural units the mineral is composed of, the formula may also be written as Ca(Si3O9)0.33 or as Ca3(Si3O9).
Hardness:
4½ - 5 on Mohs scale
Density:
2.86 - 3.09 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.9 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Uses of WollastoniteHide

Wollastonite is used in ceramics, friction products (brakes and clutches), metalmaking, paint filler, plastics, and more.

Other Commodities associated with Wollastonite *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Wollastonite)
Graphite11890.53% of all Graphite deposits have Wollastonite.12.50% of all Wollastonite deposits have Graphite.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Deposits of WollastoniteHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
China
 
  • Hubei
    • Huangshi
      • Xialu District
  • Jilin
    • Yanbian Chaoxianzu
      • Longjing Co.
Mauritania
 
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Zednes
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib
      • Usakos
USA
 
  • California
    • Marin Co.
      • Point Reyes Cape
        • Inverness Ridge (Point Reyes Hill)
          • Seahaven
    • Riverside Co.
      • Big Maria Mts
        • Cox
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Calico Mts (Calico Hills)
        • Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area)
          • Calico
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Gilbert District
 
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