polyhalite


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polyhalite

(ˌpɒlɪˈhælaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) mineralogy a type or pink or red mineral
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Polyhalite is a unique multi-nutrient fertilizer, which can be used to increase balanced fertilization around the world.
The Whitby mine will also be extracting the same mineral and has claimed it "will extract between 10 and 20 times the volume of polyhalite that ICL UK now proposes.
Sirius Minerals Plc has inked an additional binding take or pay offtake agreement with a well-established Central American-based fertilizer distributor, which also operates in Colombia, for polyhalite from the York Potash Project.
On Monday it announced a memorandum of understanding to sell 500,000 tonnes per annum of polyhalite, a grade of potash, to Sichuan Agricultural Means Group, a major agricultural production company based in the Peoples Republic of China.
The drill program confirmed the thickness and grades seen in previous drilling, substantiating the Ochoa Project's polyhalite ore as accessible, with sub-horizontal and conformable bedding, and consistent mineral and chemical compositions.
The group is developing a mine in the North York Moors National Park near Whitby to extract polyhalite, a mineral from which sulphate of potash can be produced.
3bn tonnes of polyhalite has been discovered below the protected Yorkshire coastline - believed to be the world's biggest and best quality supply of the valuable mineral, which is processed to make premium potash fertiliser.
ICP intends to become a primary producer of Sulphate of Potash ("SOP") and Sulphate of Potash Magnesia ("SOPM") by mining its 100%-owned Polyhalite Ochoa property in New Mexico, a highly advanced mineral deposit containing proven and probable reserves of more than 340 million tons of ore within the proposed mine plan.
The Salado Formation, or main salt, consists of thick halite intervals interbedded with anhydrite, polyhalite, and siltstone.
York Potash will make polyhalite, which is the same product under a different name.
Gradually rising to 250,000 tpa in the fifth year of production, the binding take or pay offtake deal for the polyhalite product is based on the delivery of 150,000 tonnes annually in the first year.
CPL"), will expand its activities to mine Polyhalite, which it markets under the name Polysulphate, at its Boulby Mine located in North East England.