Silica for Colored Glass Bottles

Silica for Colored Glass Bottles

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G3 Minerals is the leading supplier of quartz silica sand to colored glass bottle manufacturers in Northern and Central California. Despite the extensive recycle of glass, native quartz remains a key ingredient in the manufacturing of glass bottles.

Silica Sands

Meeting Standards

All of our quartz silica sand for glass meets the exacting quality control standards required for glass bottle manufacturers. Product specifications include:

  • A silica (SiO2) content greater than 90%
  • Alumina (AI2O3) content from 3.5 to 5.0%
  • Iron oxide (Fe2O3) less than 0.2%
  • Particle size distribution supports superior quartz melting characteristics
Amber 410 Melting Sand technical sheet

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