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Minerals used in flower pots
Illite is a clay mineral used to make ceramic pots. The mineral vermiculite is used as an ingredient in potting mix to improve drainage.

Illite Vermiculite
Illite (left), and vermiculite (right) are used to make flower pots and improve drainage

Learn more about the minerals we use around the home

Find out about the minerals we use every day...
Krystal the quartz
Building a house
In the kitchen
Around the home
Transport and technology
Neat and tidy
Health and medicine

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