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General Chemical Industrial Products Inc. Announces Acquisition of Certain Extractive Mineral Assets From Zemex Industrial Minerals Inc.

November 7, 2007

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — General Chemical Industrial Products Inc. announced it has acquired all of the assets of Kings Mountain Mining, Suzorite Mica Products, and Attapulgite Mining LLC from Zemex Industrial Minerals Inc. These companies, which are leading producers of muscovite mica, phlogopite mica and attapulgite clay, have facilities located in Kings Mountain, NC; Boucherville, Quebec, and Attapulgus, GA. Each of the products is used in a variety of applications including joint compounds, paints, coatings, plastics, fire retardants, oil well drilling muds and sound deadening products.

About General Chemical Industrial Products Inc.

General Chemical Industrial Products is principally owned by the Harbinger Capital Partners fund. General Chemical Industrial Products is the managing partner of General Chemical (Soda Ash) Partners, a leading global soda ash manufacturer with mining and production operations located in Green River, WY. For more information, see http://www.genchem.com/.

General Chemical Industrial Products Inc.

CONTACT: H. Scott Ellis, General Chemical Industrial Products Inc., +1-973-599-5520

Web site: http://www.genchem.com/