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Search Result : gilsonita


Gilsonita

Gilsonita is generic name widely used for a glossy black carbonaceous resin classified as an asphaltite. Its name of Gilsonite which is using in Spanish language. An important feature of gilsonita is the temperature of its softening point. In oil-based sludge it is used as an agent to control fluid loss. Being a hydrocarbon is naturally wetted by oil. In water-based sludge it is used as an additive for shale stabilization and is difficult to evaluate unless it is tested at its softening point [...]