Andalusite is an alumino-silicate mineral occurring in metamorphic rocks as elongated rhombic prisms, sometimes of gem quality.

LKAB Minerals offer virgin Andalusite and recycled Alumina 60 AND for refractory applications. To learn more about our range of alumina recycled materials, click here.

Andalusite product uses


LKAB Minerals Andalusite is an alumino-silicate raw material used in the manufacture of refractory linings. Andalusite is used extensively where greater thermal shock resistance is required. Additionally, refractories made with Andalusite can be used effectively under abrasive conditions.

Andalusite bricks: LKAB Minerals offer virgin andalusite or recycled Alumina 60 AND for refractory applications

Andalusite properties

LKAB Minerals Andalusite is a premium source of material due to the Alumina content being greater than 58%.

Chemical properties

Al2O3 (%) 58.97
MgO (%) 0.15
SiO2 (%) 38.0
Fe2O3 (%) 0.90

Contact your local representative to find out more or to request a datasheet.

Andalusite standard grades

LKAB Minerals Andalusite is available in the following grades as standard:

5-8mm (-8+5mm)
3-5mm (-5+3mm)
1-3mm (-3+1mm)
0-5mm (-1mm)
0-250μm (-60#)
0-150μm (-100#)
0-15μm (-200#)

Other grades are available on request.

Andalusite packaging

Andalusite is available in 25kg paper sacks, 1000kg bulk bags or as bulk as standard.

Andalusite toxicology

A non-toxic, non-hazardous stable mineral. You can download the Material Safety Data Sheet in the section on the right hand side for further information.

Please contact us for datasheets on a single grade or further information on our Andalusite product range. You can find our sales contact by choosing your country in the upper right expert box of this page.

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Vicky Yates
Sales Manager, Refractory Minerals & Olivine

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