Red Iron Oxide

Glass Application

Producing a rich amber colour, red iron oxide is used in a variety of applications from glass to roof tiles, paints, flooring, and ceramics. Its naturally high iron content makes red iron oxide perfect for adding iron to glass colouration mixtures without adding significant amounts of unnecessary compounds that might interfere with the stability or quality of your glass.

  • Creates a rich amber colour for various applications
  • Able to provide additional iron without adding a significant amount of additional material



  • Approximately 90% Fe203


General Information

Red iron oxide is a heavy and relatively hard oxide mineral. It is the most important iron ore because of its high iron content and its natural abundance. Red iron oxide occurs most often in a soft, fine-grained, earthy form called red ochre.

Also called hematite or haematite.

Data Sheets

General Application      

Red Iron Oxide- Ceramic

Red Iron Oxide- Glass    


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