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2012-12-11 05:02:26

Kanwa Minerals.com now offers new alternatives to homeopathic healing- Unique Native Spa Gifts with Natural magnetically charged detox clay minerals. San Francisco, CA. (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Online homeopathic retailer Kanwa Minerals.com expands their collection of clay body care products with the organic line of Zion Health bentonite (Kanwa) calcium clay remedies. Zion Health, a pioneer in clay home remedies, offers goods that are eco-friendly and 100% vegan including fluoride-free...

2012-12-08 05:00:38

In its continuing effort to provide high quality clay-based products to its customers, Spirit Detox, a leading online retailer of clay-based health, wellness and beauty products, has announced a new agreement with Zion Health. Through this relationship, Spirit Detox will sell around 80 percent of the products in the Zion Health Inc. line of ancient clay soaps, beauty products and supplements through its online store. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Spirit Detox...

2012-08-18 23:02:18

Natural Deep Pore Cleansing Face Mask utilizes Mineral-Rich Detox Clay as active ingredient; Zion Health's ClayMask is now available at Whole Foods Market in Tarzana and Woodland Hills, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of natural clay body care products announces an innovative home remedy for adult acne and unhealthy skin; ClayMask Deep Pore Cleanser is now available at natural grocer Whole Foods Market in Tarzana and Woodland Hills, CA....

2012-04-05 23:02:32

Native Remedies growing in popularity. Adama Magnetic Clay Skin Care products are now available in Popular local health food store in South Carolina; 14 Carrot Health Food Store in Lexington San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Zion Health announces Adama Minerals; a new line of healing clay skin care products is now available at 14 Carrot Health Food Store located at 5300 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC. Zion Health, the leading manufacturer of natural skin care products specializing in...

2012-03-23 23:02:17

Natural Ulcer Treatment; Kanwa Minerals Energy/Detox Formula works as a Gentle, Daily Natural Treatment for Stomach Pain, Ulcers and Poor Digestion- Now Available at Blaines Nutrition Health Food Store in Redondo Beach, California. Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Zion Health announces the release of Kanwa Detox Natural Treatment for stomach pain, ulcers and poor digestion at Blaines Health Food Store located at 206 Avenue F in Redondo Beach, CA. Kanwa Detox Formula contains the...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

Zion Health; Leading manufacturer of Natural Clay Skin and Wellness products features Unique Clay Body Care Line at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California March 9-11. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Zion Health, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, natural clay skin and wellness products, is set to debut its Ancient Clay Scrub face wash as well as feature its complete line of ancient clay body care products at the Natural Products Expo West — the largest...


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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