Knowledge Base

On this page you will find a variety of documents about the zircon industry - we will add to it as information becomes available..

ZIRCON

Technical Handbook on Zirconium and Zirconium Compounds
 Second edition published by Zircon Industry Association, October 2015, available free of charge on application through contact form

Zircon - insufficient supply for the future?
 Dr. Harald Elsner, German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA), February 2013

Iluka Ceramics Tile Study - March 2014
 from the Iluka Resources website [note the limitations of use of this paper mentioned under the title]

ZIA and Zircon
 Presentation by ZIA's Executive Director at Industrial Minerals conference, Vancouver, April 2014

Growth opportunities along the zirconium value chain
 Presentation by ZIA's Executive Director at European Minerals Seminar, London, September 2014

The Zircon Industry Association - moving forward
 Presentation by ZIA's Executive Director at TZMI Mineral Sands conference, November 2014

Supply and application of zircon in the metal casting industry
 Presentation by ZIA's Executive director at Foundry Minerals & Markets Forum 2015, June 2015

Minerals containing Natural Radioactivity
 Leaflet published by NRPB

Working with Zircon Sands
 NRPB leaflet

Performance and Cost Optimisation in Ceramic Tile Production: achieving whiteness and opacity through zircon opacifier
 Paper published in Ceramic Forum International, October 2015

Zircon and Zirconia: Value-adding materials for the global investment casting industry
 ZIA presentation at 14th World Conference on Investment Casting, April 2016

Zircon and Zirconia: Value-adding materials for the global investment casting industry 
 ZIA presentation at 14th World Conference on Investment Casting, April 2016 - speaker notes

Zircon Safety Data Sheet template - PDF version
Zircon Safety Data Sheet template - Word version
Provided by ZIA for use by the industry - ZIA gives no warranty as to the accuracy or applicability of this GHS compliant template to any particular jurisdiction.

MINERAL SANDS

Mineral Sands Industry Fact Book
Iluka Resources February 2014

Introduction to the titanium and zircon value chains
Published by TZMI February 2014 and downloadable from its website via this link