What is Quartzite? In this section, we will learn more about properties of Quartzite i.e. physical and thermal properties. Physical properties of Quartzite include Color, Streak, Hardness, Structure, Cleavage, Fracture, Luster, Specific Gravity etc. The strength of Quartzite is 115.00 N/mm2. Streak of Quartzite is white while its cleavage is indiscernible. Luster of Quartzite is vitreous and its fracture is uneven, splintery or conchoidal. Quartzite is transparent to translucent in nature. Know all about Quartzite, What is Quartzite, its composition, features, facts and reserves in next sections.
What is Quartzite composed of? Get to know about composition of Quartzite here. Quartzite definition gives information about the Formation of Quartzite and its composition.The composition of Quartzite can be further divided into mineral and compound content. The mineral content of Quartzite rock includes Chlorite, Epidote, Hematite, Kyanite, Magnetite, Muscovite or Illite, Quartz and The compound content of Quartzite rock includes Aluminium Oxide, CaO, Iron(III) Oxide, MgO, Sodium Oxide, Silicon Dioxide. Almost all rocks undergo transformation process. Know all about Quartzite rock in next section.
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