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2013-07-12 23:19:22

Zion Ancient Clay Organic Soaps for sensitive skin model native traditional practices utilizing a unique type of Healing Clay; Ancient Soaps are now available at Zupan’s Natural Market in Portland, Oregon. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of healing clay body care products, announces that Zupan’s Natural Market located at 7221 SW Macadam in Portland, Oregon will now carry an innovative line of organic Ancient Clay Soaps, made with high-grade...

2013-06-30 23:18:41

Zion Health’s innovative clay cream with oregano and tea tree oil is formulated to naturally prevent athlete's foot, odor and sweat. Now available online at Swanson Vitamins. San Francisco, CA. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Natural health consumers have a new eco-friendly option for treating sweaty, smelly feet and Athelete’s fungus with Zion Health’s FootMask. This natural clay cream utilizes a unique type of clay called calcium montmorillonite (Kanwa) well known for its natural...

2013-06-28 23:26:14

Clay Dry Natural Deodorants serve as popular natural deodorant without aluminum for health conscious consumers. Now available at Whole Foods in Santa Monica, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Following numerous successful product debuts throughout the United States, California-based Zion Health has announced the arrival of ClayDry, an all-natural deodorant, at Whole Foods Health Food Store in Santa Monica located on 500 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, CA. Clay Dry Natural...

2013-06-20 23:25:04

Zion Health's natural detox clay skin care line with bestselling solutions for condition-specific remedies including dry skin, wrinkles, hair care and body detox is now available at Nature´s Garden in Naples, Florida. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Nature´s latest bounty for local Naples, Florida residents is Zion Health´s Adama Minerals natural clay skin care line. The natural homeopathic remedies with edible-grade calcium montmorillonite clay (Kanwa) for various...

2013-06-06 23:22:21

Native Detox Remedy; Kanwa Minerals Daily Detox Teas and Supplements naturally absorb toxins with no harsh side effects. Now available at Abundant Life Health Food Store in Cortez, CO. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Zion Health, manufacturer of Kanwa Detox Products is pleased that Abundant Life Health Food Store Colorado, a proprietor of natural products for over 32 years, will now carry Kanwa Minerals Daily Detox Tea and supplements for natural detoxification. These mineral...

2013-06-04 23:01:22

Zion Health's popular homeopathic remedies with edible-grade Calcium bentonite clay (Kanwa) for skin healing, body detoxification, and oral care are now available at Grassroots health food store in South Pasadena, CA. South Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Zion Health´s natural clay detox and body care products have a green thumb this year as they spring up throughout health food stores nationwide. Announcing the debut of Zion´s natural mineral cleansers, toothpastes, lotions...

2013-05-06 23:23:38

Native Americans refer to special types of clay as "The mud that heals." Health conscious shoppers in New York may now purchase Zion Health's unique healing clay Skin Care Products at Veggie Monster Health Food Store in Woodside, N.Y San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Zion Health is proud to announce that local Queens neighborhood natural grocer Veggiemonster will now carry Zion's Ancient Clay Soaps and native remedies containing a unique high grade edible clay called calcium...

2013-05-04 23:02:37

Zion Ancient Clay Soaps, model native traditional practices utilizing a unique type of healing clay for purifying the skin; Ancient Soaps are now available at the Down to Earth health food stores at 201 Hamakua Drive, Kailua, HI and 98-129 Kaonohi Street, Aiea, HI. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of healing clay body care products, announces that Down to Earth health food stores will now carry an innovative line of organic Ancient Clay Soaps,...

2013-04-24 12:29:15

- Expanded indications position QuikClot dressings for treatment of moderate bleeding from surgical wounds controlled during operative and postoperative care - WALLINGFORD, Conn., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Z-Medica(®), a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic agents, announced newly expanded CE indications for QuikClot(®) Hemostatic Dressings today. The expanded indications support the use of QuikClot(®) products as an adjunct to manual pressure for the...

2013-03-31 23:02:45

Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of organic mineral skin care products announces today Adama Minerals - ClayDry Natural Deodorant containing High Grade Nutrient Rich Clay Minerals now available at Feel Rite Food Markets at 2141 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY and 6000 South Park Ave., Hamburg, New York. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Zion Health, an industry leader of natural minerals skin care products has announced today the launch of Adama Minerals ClayDry Natural Deodorants...


Latest Phyllosilicates Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:03:39

Biotite is a common phyllosilicate mineral that contains potassium, magnesium, iron and aluminium. It is sometimes called "iron mica" and is found in granitic rocks, gneisses, and schists. Like other mica minerals, biotite has a highly perfect basal cleavage, its flexible sheets easily flaking off. It has a hardness of 2.5 - 3, a specific gravity of 2.7 - 3.1, is colored greenish to brown or black, and can be transparent to opaque. Biotite is occasionally found in large sheets, especially in...

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2005-05-26 09:42:14

Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen molecules to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. It is also known as china clay and kaolin (高嶺土 in pinyin: gao1 ling3 tu3), named after Gaoling ("High Hill"), Jingde Town, Jiangxi, China. It is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral (dioctahedral phyllosilicate clay), produced by the chemical weathering of feldspar. In...

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2005-05-26 08:40:58

The mica group of minerals includes several closely related materials having highly perfect basal cleavage. All are monoclinic with a tendency towards pseudo-hexagonal crystals and are similar in chemical composition. The highly perfect cleavage, which is the most prominent characteristic of mica, is explained by the hexagonal sheet-like arrangement of its atoms. The word "mica" is thought to be derived from the Latin word micare, meaning to shine, in reference to the brilliant appearance...

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2005-05-26 08:35:42

Muscovite, also known as potash mica, is a phyllosilicate mineral of aluminium and potassium. It has a highly perfect basal cleavage yielding remarkably thin laminae (sheets), which are often highly elastic. Muscovite has a hardness of 2 - 2.25 and a specific gravity of 2.76 - 3. It can be colorless or tinted through grays, browns, greens, yellows, or rarely violet or red, and can be transparent or translucent. The green form is called Fuchsite, KAl2(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2. Muscovite is the most...

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2005-05-25 18:04:52

Serpentine is a group of common rock-forming hydrous magnesium iron phyllosilicate ((Mg,Fe)3Si2O5(OH)4) minerals. In mineralogy, serpentine may refer to any of 20 minerals belonging to the serpentine group. Owing to admixture, these minerals are not always easy to individualize, and distinctions are not usually made. There are three important aggregate structures of serpentine: antigorite, chrysotile and lizardite. Overview Serpentine is said to owe its name either to its serpent-like...

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