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Re: Vermiculite

I wrote: 
> You'll find vermiculite in many grades, hardly ever with the name
> vermiculite :).
> 'Kitty Litter' is one source, but watch out for additives used to
> prevent urine smells. A better (maybe even cheaper) source is 'Oil-Dri'
> etc. It's used to mop up liquid spills in many industries, you might be
> able to get some from a local garage.
Whoops I got this horribly wrong. It seems you folks are referring to
true vermiculite (sponged mica)- for some reason the trade here refer to
Kitty litter here as 'vermiculite' . The latter & oil-dri in reality are
zeolite clay products.

Many thanks to David Robinson for pointing it out