Bone China Vs Porcelain -A Close Look at the Differences
Essentially cone china gets its name from the fact that it is produced from bone ash. And bone ash is precisely what it sounds like, crushed animal bones, typically cow bones. Bone china has a particular amount of bone ash, often between 30 and 45 percent, mixed with other materials such as ball clay, silica, quartz, feldspar, kaolin (a kind of ...Formulating a Porcelain - DigitalfireThese are two cone 6 transparent-glazed porcelain mugs. On the left is the porcelainous Plainsman M370 (Laguna B-Mix 6 would have similar opacity), it is semi-vitreous and has no translucency. Right is a highly vitreous, New Zealand kaolin based porcelain, Polar Ice. The secret to making this porcelain super-white is the NZ kaolin.