What is a BORT ?
Asked by truth exposed, 26 Feb '13 01:08 pm
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BORT is low-quality diamond, in granular aggregate or small fragments, valuable only in crushed or powdered form as an abrasive.Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Feb '13 01:11 pm
Bort or boart is a term used in the diamond industry to refer to shards of gem-grade/quality diamonds. In the manufacturing and heavy industries, "bort" is used to describe dark, imperfectly formed/crystallized diamonds of varying levels of opacity. The lowest grade, "crushing bort", is crushed by steel mortars and used to make industrial-grade abrasive grits. Small bort crystals are used in drill bits. The Democratic Republic of the Congo provides 75% of the world supply of crushing bortAnswered by Rocking Raaj, 26 Feb '13 01:09 pm
In England, Bort means fortified.Answered by iqbal seth, 26 Feb '13 01:12 pm
BORT is low-quality diamond, in granular aggregate or small fragments, valuable only in crushed or powdered form as an abrasive.Answered by Quest, 26 Feb '13 01:40 pm
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