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Which two minerals would be useful as grains on sandpaper?
Last Updated: 14th May, 2021
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Regarding this, which two minerals would be most useful as grains on sandpaper?
Diamond Abrasive and Mineral Polisher is the most useful as grains on sandpaper. According to Merriam dictionary diamond abrasive are powdered or crushed diamond used as an abrasive also called diamond powder.
Secondly, why is quartz used in sandpaper? Crushed quartz is used as an abrasive in sandpaper, silica sand is employed in sandblasting, and sandstone is still used whole to make whetstones, millstones, and grindstones. Silica glass (also called fused quartz) is used in optics to transmit ultraviolet light.
Beside above, which mineral is commonly used as an abrasive?
Diamond, a common abrasive, for instance occurs both naturally and is industrially produced, as is corundum which occurs naturally but which is nowadays more commonly manufactured from bauxite. However, even softer minerals like calcium carbonate are used as abrasives, such as "polishing agents" in toothpaste.
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