DESCRIPTION OF ATTAPULGITE

Mineral Description

Attapulgite is a soft, highly absorbent clay. It is sold as raw or as semi-calcined, so-called LVM grade.

GRADES OF ATTAPULGITE

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Attapulgite 325 LVM - This is a finely divided powder free of coarse materials. Attapulgite is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate, composed essentially of the clay mineral montmorillonite. This item is fired to remove the volatile material and finds use as an inert carrier and a filler.

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Attapulgite Animal Feed Granules - An aluminum silicate, composed essentially of Eastern Attapulgite. This item is fired to produce strong granules to be used in animal feed as a carrier and absorbent of feed additives.

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Attapulgite FFMG Well Drilling - Attapulgite is a hydrated aluminum silicate, composed essentially of the clay mineral montmorillonite. The FFMG grade is processed for special drilling mud formulation when other clays are not suitable.

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Attapulgite 24/48 LVM - Attapulgite is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate. The 24/48 grade is carefully graded to remove extra coarse and extra fine materials. This item is fired to remove the volatile material. This product frequently finds use as an absorbent for animal litters, oils, and oil spills.

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