High Grade Silica Sand
High Grade Silica Sand is used in the production of:
Washed, correctly sized and dry sorted high grade silica sand from the Gingin project area would be targeted for high-grade applications in the glass, chemical, foundry, and filtration industries.
The main export destinations countries for these types of products are China, Japan and Korea.
It is envisaged that ASQ will work with the customer to provide the required tonnages of suitably specified high grade sand delivered in container loads, or bulka bags and that the sand would be delivered from the site to the Port facility in Fremantle by road train.
In the case of the Albany project the company is targeting a bulk silica sand style operation, similar to the existing AustSand operation.
Further product details and specification sheets are available by forwarding an enquiry to email@example.com
Hardrock High Purity Quartz
High Purity Quartz is considered a highly specialised commodity with a low tonnage, high value market. The commodity is used in the production of :
ASQ have secured a number of hard rock quartz deposits in Western Australia and Queensland and the company is currently evaluating the potential to produce a high grade lump silica or hard rock quartz product.
Further product details are available by forwarding an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org
Industry Product Pricing
Type or Application
SiO2 minimum %
Other Elements maximum %
Other Elements maximum ppm
Market Size Mtpa
Typical price US$/tonne
Clear glass-grade sand
EMC, LCD and optical glass
US$160 - 400
US$300 - 600
High grade HPQ
US$500 - 800
US$5,000 - 8,000
Table 1. Typical silica sand and quartz specifications and pricing by market. Modified from a table produced by Richard Flook 2014.