This data sheet shows that the Epsilon 3X – a high-performance energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer – is capable of analyzing Mn, Fe, Mg, Al, Si, P, S, K, Ca, Sr and Ba in manganese ore samples.
Manganese ore is an important raw material for metal industries. Manganese is a key component of stainless steel formulations and widely used aluminum alloys. Accurate elemental analysis of manganese ore samples play a very important role in manganese ore mine mapping. The concentrations of Mn and Fe determine manganese ore pricing. The presence of P and S has strong influence on the quality of steels and aluminum alloys. XRF analysis is a useful tool in classifying and controlling the compositions of the manganese ore materials.