Reade Advanced Materials - Garnet Sand, Garnet Grain,
4) Garnet sand is also used for water filtration media. 5) As an abrasive garnet can be broadly divided in two categories, blasting grade and water jet grade. The garnet, as it is mined and collected, is crushed to finer grains; all pieces which are larger than 60 mesh (250 micrometres) are normally used for sandAustralian Garnet - Best Garnet-bearing Sands Products,,GMA’s mining operations in Australia produce a superior quality of mineral that comes from the garnet-bearing sands found near Port Gregory in Western Australia. Our advanced mining, processing, refining, and shipping operation supply superior GMA Garnet™ abrasives to customers around the globe.How Is Garnet Mined & Processed? | Our Pastimes,Only a few types of garnet are gem quality, however. Other types of garnets are used as industrial abrasives to sand and polish. Garnet has been used as a gemstone from early Greek, Roman and Egyptian times and can come in red, green, yellow and orange hues. Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January.