Kōrero: Rock, limestone and clay

Matauri Bay clay pit

Matauri Bay clay pit

The very pure halloysite clay dug at Northland’s Matauri Bay is exceptionally white and bright. It is exported for use in high-quality materials such as porcelain, bone china and technical ceramics.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Rock, limestone and clay - Types of clay', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5251/matauri-bay-clay-pit (accessed 23 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006