Iron Ore


Elan InterTrade has strong sources for high grade Lumps and Pellets and has long relationship and strong presence in Indian, Chinese and Middle East markets.

LUMPS We regularly deal for import to India of high grade Lump Ores from our regular sources in South Africa for use by DRI industry and involved in trade and distribution of about 0.5 million tons per annum for sponge iron manufacturers on the west coast of India.

PELLETS We are regularly dealing with trade of Pellets from India about 1.5 - 2 lakh tons per annum , having excellent relations with the buyers of Pellets in DRI industry in India / Middle East as well as Chinese market.

Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rusty red. The iron is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe3O4, 72.4% Fe) and hematite (Fe2O3, 69.9% Fe). It is available in the form of Lumps , Pellets and Fines.

Physical Properties
+31.5 mm 6.3 mm
1.0 7.0
Iron Ore Lumps Specifications Fe (total) SiO2 Al2O3 P S LOI (900 degC) Moisture
Typical (%) 64-65 5.9 1.2 0.041 0.006 0.7 1.1