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Specific Gravity Table for Metals, Minerals & Ceramics from READE PDF Print E-mail

 

 

Substance / Specific Gravity (Typical)

 

Alumina ~ 3.4 - 3.6
Aluminum, cast-hammered 2.55 - 2.80
Antimony 6.68
Baryte / Barite 4.25
Barium 3.62
Barium sulfate 4.5
Bentonite 2.4
Beryllium 1.848
Bismuth 9.79
Boron 2.34
Brass, cast-rolled 8.4 - 8.7
Bronze, aluminum 7.7
Bronze, 7.9 - 14% Sn 7.4 - 8.9
Bronze, phosphor 8.88
Calcium carbonate 2.7
Carbon 2.26
Cement, Portland 1.5
Cerium 6.77
Cesium 1.873
Chromium 7.19
Chromium dioxide (Cr203) 5.22
Chromium oxide (Cr02) 4900 kg m-3
Clays 2.6
Coal slag 2.7
Cobalt 8.92
Copper, cast-rolled 8.8 - 8.95
Copper ore, pyrites 4.1 - 4.3
Diamond 2.26
Dolomite 2.9
Dysprosium 8.55
Erbium 9.066
Europium 5.244
Ferrosilicon- 15% 6.7-7.1
Flint stones/ pebbles 2.4 - 2.6
Gadolinium 7.9
Gallium 5.91
Germanium 5.32
German silver 8.58
Glass beads 2.5
Gold, cast-hammered 19.25 - 19.35
Gold coin (U.S.) 17.18 - 17.2
Gold, pure 19.32
Gypsum 2.3
Hafnium 13.31
Hematite, specular 5.4
Holmium 8.795
Ilmenite 4.5- 5.0
Indium 7.31
Iodine 4.93
Iridium 21.78 - 22.65
Iron carbonate 3.9+
Iron, gray cast 7.03 - 7.13
Iron, cast, pig 7.2
Iron, wrought 7.6 - 7.9
Iron, spiegeleisen 7.5
Iron, ferrosilicon 6.7-7.3
Iron ore, hematite 5.2
Iron, ore, limonite 3.6 - 4.0
Iron ore, magnetite 4.9 - 5.2
Iron ore, specular 5.4
Iron slag 2.5 - 3.0
Lanthanum 6.17
Lead 11.34
Lead ore, galena 7.3 - 7.6
Lead oxide (yellow) 9.5 - 9.9
Limestone 2.8
Lithium 0.53
Lutetium 9.84
Magnesium 1.738
Manganese 7.35
Manganese ore, pyrolusite 3.7 - 4.6
Mercury 13.534
Molybdenum 10.22
Monel metal, rolled 8.97
Mullite beads 2.8
Neodymium 7.00
Nickel 8.9
Niobium 8.57
Osmium 22.61
Palladium 12.02
Phosphorus 2.34
Platinum 21.5
Potassium 0.856
Praseodymium 6.77
Quartz sand 7.00
Rhenium 21.02
Rhodium 12.41
Rubidium 1.532
Ruthenium 12.45
Salt 2.2
Samarium 7.52
Sand, silica 2.6
Sand, quartz 7.0
Scandium 2.989
Selenium 4.28
Sialon 3.26
Silicon 2.33
Silicon carbide 3.1
Silicon nitride 3.2
Silver, pure 10.4 - 10.6
Sodium 0.968
Steatite beads 2.6 - 2.7
Steel, carbon 7.8
Steel, chrome 7.8
Steel, cold-drawn 7.83
Steel, machine 7.80
Steel, 440C stainless 7.7
Steel, tool 7.70 - 7.73
Strontium 2.64
Sulfur 2.07
Tantalum 16.69
Tellurium 6.24
Terbium 8.27
Thallium 11.85
Thulium 9.32
Tin, pure 7.2 - 7.5
Tin ore, cassiterite 6.4 - 7.0
Titanium 4.506
Titanium dioxide, Anatase 3.77
Tin, 100% Pure 7.29
90 Sn & 10 Pb 7.54
63 Sn & 37 Pb 8.42
60 Sn & 40 Pb 8.52
50 Sn & 50 Pb 8.89
10 Sn & 90 Pb 10.50
5 Sn & 95 Pb 11.00
Tungsten 19.25
Tungsten carbide 14.29
Uranium 18.7
Vanadium 6.11
Water, fresh 1.0
Ytterbium 6.97
Yttrium 4.47
Zinc, cast-rolled 6.9 - 7.2
Zinc, ore, blend 3.9-4.2
Zirconia, stabilized (MgO) 5.4
Zirconia, stabilized (REO) 6.1
Zirconia, stabilized (Y203) 6.0
Zirconium 6.506
Zirconium silicate 3.85

 

1 kg/m3 = 0.0624 lb/ft3 = 0.000036127 lb/in3

Metal or Alloy Substance Density  (kg/m3)
Admiralty Brass 8525
Aluminum 2712
Aluminum - melted 2560 - 2640
Aluminum bronze (3-10% Al) 7700 - 8700
Aluminum foil 2700 -2750
Antifriction metal 9130 -10600
Beryllium 1840
Beryllium copper 8100 - 8250
Brass - casting 8400 - 8700
Brass - rolled and drawn 8430 - 8730
Bronze - lead 7700 - 8700
Bronze - phosphorous 8780 - 8920
Bronze (8-14% Sn) 7400 - 8900
Cast iron 6800 - 7800
Chemical Lead 11340
Cobolt 8746
Copper 8930
Cupronickel 8940
Delta metal 8600
Electrum 8400 - 8900
Gold 19320
Hastelloy 9245
Inconel 8497
Incoloy 8027
Iron 7850
Lead 11340
Light alloy based on Al 2560 - 2800
Light alloy based on Mg 1760 - 1870
Magnesium 1738
Manganese Bronze 8359
Mercury 13593
Molybdenum 10188
Monel 8360 - 8840
Nickel 8800
Nickel silver 8400 - 8900
Platinum 21400
Plutonium 19816
Red Brass 8746
Silver 10490
Solder 50/50 Pb Sn 8885
Stainless Steel  7480 - 8000
Steel 7850
Tin 7280
Titanium 4500
Tungsten 19600
Uranium 18900
Vanadium 5494
White metal 7100
Wrought Iron 7750
Zinc 7135
Yellow Brass 8470

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