Barangay Pugalo is one of the areas in the country where “economically extractable,” or minable, deposits of dolomite can be found.
Is dolomite sand harmful to humans?
Dolomite is POSSIBLY UNSAFE for most adults when taken by mouth. Some dolomite products might be contaminated with heavy metals like aluminum, arsenic, lead, mercury, and nickel. Because of this concern, it might be wise to choose a safer calcium or magnesium supplement.
Why is dolomite harmful?
Inhaling dust may cause discomfort in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Prolonged inhalation may cause chronic health effects. This product contains crystalline silica. Prolonged or repeated inhalation of respirable crystalline silica liberated from this product can cause silicosis, and may cause cancer.
Is dolomite cancerous?
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Effective Date: 3/01/2017 Replaces: 6/01/2015 Page 2 3/01/2017 DOLOMITE– Page 2 of 7 SDS3239-055 IARC, NTP; ACGIH states that it is a suspected cause of cancer. Other forms of RCS (e.g., tridymite and cristobalite) may also be present or formed under certain industrial processes.
How do you mine dolomite?
Coarse and medium crushing mainly used to process high quality Dolomite mine with dense blocks patterns. Fine crushing is needed when meet complex Dolomite mine. Jaw crusher and cone crusher are the mainly used Dolomite crushers, the former is applying to coarse crushing, the latter is suitable for medium crushing.
What is meant by dolomite mining?
Dolomite is a calcium magnesium carbonate mineral which has many characteristics similar to calcite. In places where access to limestone is not available or more costly, dolomites are used in its place for the basic materials from which most building stone and a significant percentage of crushed stone are produced.