Definitions

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  • n. A clay mineral that is a constituent of fuller's earth and bentonite

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Examples

  • Fuller’s earth is composed of the mineral palygorskite (at one time this mineral was called "attapulgite").

    Clay

  • Naturally occurring attapulgite clays and zeolites are also used in nanofilters.

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  • A study using attapulgite clay membranes to filter wastewater from a milk factory in Algeria has shown they can economically and effectively reduce whey and other organic matter in wastewater, making it safe to drink.

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  • Fuller’s earth: Major producers of fuller’s earth are the United States (attapulgite, smectite), Spain (attapulgite, sepiolite), and Senegal (attapulgite).

    Clay

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