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2002). As discussed by Shelby (2005), many glass-forming melts exhibit liquid–liquid immiscibility, though the degree to which separation occurs is dependent on several factors. For example, if a crucible containing a melt with two highly fluid, immiscible liquids is cooled carefully enough, the resulting material can be completely separated into two distinct glasses, and the separation is visible to the naked eye. If the same melt was quenched rapidly, however, the immiscibility may be more like an emulsion and the phase separation may only be observed using high magnification.
Many of the residual particles were found to be magnetite structures which probably contained an iron rich glass around the framework before dissolution occurred. Warren and Dudas (1989) also examined magnetically separated fly ash particles and found that most of them consisted of three distinct phases: a highly soluble exterior glassy veneer, a crystalline magnetite highly substituted in a variety of metals, and a less soluble aluminosilicate glass interstitial to the magnetite. Gomes et al. (1999) characterised the magnetite present in a Class F coal fly ash and found it to be highly substituted with magnesium, manganese, calcium and silicon.
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