Baryte (Barite) Mineral Suppliers in Nigeria & Africa

We produce and supply Baryte (Barite) Mineral in Nigeria and worldwide.
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“We produce and supply Baryte Mineral to buyers in Nigeria and around the world.” 
Whether you want to purchase Baryte (Barite) Mineral and have it shipped to any location within Nigeria or any port around the world, our world-class team is built to help you close fast, safe, and profitable Baryte (Barite) Mineral purchase transactions on time, every time!

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  • About Baryte (Barite) Mineral
  • Our Trade Process
What is Baryte (Barite) Mineral?

Baryte, also known as barite, is a mineral composed primarily of barium sulfate (BaSO4). It is a dense mineral with a high specific gravity, ranging from 4.0 to 4.5, making it one of the heaviest non-metallic minerals. Here are some key points about baryte:

1). Composition and Structure: Baryte is formed through the precipitation of barium sulfate in sedimentary rocks. It typically occurs as colorless or white crystals, but it can also be found in various shades of yellow, brown, blue, or red. Baryte has a vitreous to pearly luster and a brittle to conchoidal fracture.

2). Occurrence: Baryte is commonly found in sedimentary environments, particularly in association with lead-zinc ore deposits, as well as with fluorite, calcite, and other minerals. It is often found in veins, bedded deposits, and as nodules or concretions in limestone, shale, or sandstone. Major baryte deposits can be found in countries such as China, India, Morocco, the United States, and Mexico.

3). Industrial Applications: Baryte has numerous industrial applications due to its physical and chemical properties. The primary application of baryte is as a weighting agent in drilling fluids used in oil and gas exploration and production. It helps control the pressure and stabilize the borehole during drilling operations. Baryte is also used as a filler in various products such as paints, plastics, rubber, and adhesives to enhance their density, brightness, and durability. In the medical field, baryte is used in diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-rays, as a contrast agent.

4). Other Uses: Baryte is utilized in the production of barium compounds, including barium carbonate, barium chloride, and barium hydroxide. These compounds find applications in the manufacturing of ceramics, glass, paper, textiles, and other industries. Baryte is also used as a source of barium in the production of barium titanate, a ceramic material with piezoelectric properties used in electronic devices.

5). Health and Safety: Baryte itself is considered non-toxic and non-reactive. However, the handling and processing of baryte powders may pose health risks, mainly due to the fine particles that can be inhaled. Proper safety measures, such as the use of personal protective equipment and dust control measures, should be employed when working with baryte powders.

Baryte is an important mineral with various industrial applications, particularly in drilling fluids, paints, plastics, and the production of barium compounds. Its high specific gravity and chemical properties make it a valuable material in several industries.  
Our trade process spreads across CIF, FOB, TTO, and TTT, depending on the buyer's preference.

Here's what they entail:

1). Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF): Here, the seller will handle everything from loading the vessel, paying for insurance, and sending the product to wherever the buyer wants it delivered.

2). Freight On Board (FOB): Here, the seller pays for the transportation of the goods to the port of shipment, plus loading costs, while the buyer pays the cost of marine freight transport, insurance, unloading, and transportation from the originating port to the final destination.

3). Tanker Take Over (TTO): Here, the buyer will take over the vessel, offload the product at their destination, and return it.

4). Tanker To Tanker (TTT): Here, the buyer uses their own vessel, long sides with the seller's vessel, and then the cargo is transshipped when the transaction is fully settled.

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