Story: Rock, limestone and clay

Zeolite

Zeolite

Zeolite has a unique molecular structure – the crystal is open, with many surfaces. This makes it very absorbent. One of its main uses is as cat litter, and it is also an ingredient of potting mix.

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Carl Walrond, 'Rock, limestone and clay - Other minerals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/5261/zeolite (accessed 13 April 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006