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Bentonite is a naturally occurring clay mineral consisting of phyllosilicates, mainly montmorillonite. It is characterized by its exceptional capacity to absorb water and pollutants. There are two main types of Bentonite: sodium bentonite and calcium bentonite, each having different properties and applications.


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Bentonite is used in various industries, such as in the petroleum industry for drilling mud production, in the construction industry for sealing soils, in the cosmetics and food industries as a gelling agent and binder, and in agriculture as a soil additive to improve water retention and nutrient supply.