Muscovite or Phlogopite? Which mica is best for your application?
Of the various varieties of naturally occurring mica, muscovite and phlogopite mica occur most prominently. Muscovite is a hydrated silicate of aluminum and potassium while phlogopite is a magnesium and potassium bearing hydrated silicate. The differing chemical compositions of muscovite and phlogopite mica impact their physical properties and capabilities. Muscovite is ruby, green, or white … Continue reading “Muscovite or Phlogopite? Which mica is best for your application?”