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Characterization and application of dolomite rock in Perlis

Salleh, Mohd Nazry and Kasim, Farizul Hafiz and Ismail, Khairul Nizar and Ghazali, Che Mohd Ruzaidi and Saad, Saiful Azhar and Daud, Suhardy (2006) Characterization and application of dolomite rock in Perlis. In: 1st International Conference on Natural Resources Engineering & Technology 2006, 24-25th July 2006, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Dolomite which is known by the local as ‘batu reput’, is a primary sediment mineral and abundantly found in Perlis. Perlis is one of the major producers of dolomite in Malaysia that contain large deposit of high-purity dolomite [CaMg(CO3)2]. Pure samples of dolomite recently explored in the Koperasi Rimba Mas Padang Besar Quarry were investigated for their physical, chemical and mineralogical composition. The dolomite, was also thermally treated up to 800ºC to decompose the carbonate bonding. SEM with EDS (Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy), XRF and XRD analysis method were applied in this study.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Materials; dolomite; SEM; XRD; XRF
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:349
Deposited By: Pn Khairulbahiyah Yaakub
Deposited On:15 Feb 2007 08:37
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:43

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