Konsistention-mazeobraznaya, wax-like, firm or brittle, it is connected with the content in ozokerite of mineral oils. After the corresponding processing ozokerite reminds beeswax, possesses an oil smell (smells hardly considerably of kerosene) and plasticity.
Also depending on the content of mineral oils, color of ozokerite varies from yellow and light brown to dark brown and black, even the green color of ozokerite meets.
Ozokerite is dissolved in gasoline, turpentine, kerosene, mixes up with vegetable and mineral oils, with paraffin.
Apply ozokerite as the means possessing big heat capacity and low heat conductivity. Due to these properties of this product, it is valuable raw materials for the medical purposes. Ozokerite is the cornerstone of one of types of physical therapy-ozokeritoterapii, is used in the rehabilitation purposes in a type of outside (application) treatment of inflammatory and dystrophic diseases of the musculoskeletal device.
Ozokerite finds application and in the technical purposes, for example at production of tires, industrial rubber products, for protection of rubber against aging.