What is Micronized Zeolite?

Since the 1980’s, Zeolite has been identified for use in many different applications and has become a very valuable commodity. It has been dubbed the “Mineral of the 21st Century,” and new applications are continually being discovered. A new...…Read More

Zeolite as a Rumen Buffer

Zeolite is an organic mineral derived from the reaction of volcanic activity and an alkaline water source. The water source can be either freshwater or saltwater. The deposit Ida Ore mines from is a freshwater source in efforts to...…Read More

Nutrient Management for Dairies

Zeolite will play an important role in the nutrient management plan of the future. We at IDA-ORE have worked closely with the Idaho Department of Agriculture and the EPA to have many Zeolite practices approved for better management practice...…Read More

Zeolite Pool Media: Zeoclear

Zeolites are a volcanic mineral that have the ability to adsorb chemicals and smells. Zeolite is by far the most commonly used media to remove contaminates in pools. Zeolite is doing the job that sand and glass are capable...…Read More

Advantages for Clinoptilolite Zeolite in Crops, Farmland, and Compost

Ida Ore’s Clinoptilolite Zeolite has been approved for organic production by the Idaho Department of Agriculture (#14-858) as a crop fertilizer, soil amendment, and livestock feed ingredient. Zeolite is used in numerous industries for its combination of CEC values...…Read More

What Major industries use Zeolite?

Zeolite is a very versatile mineral. The internal honeycomb structure and net negative charge can be used for all sorts of industrial and scientific applications far beyond the common odor control products for household animals. The list below highlights...…Read More

Why is Happy Cat Kitty Litter non-clumping?

Let us respond to your question with another question. Do cat owners enjoy scooping clumped liquids from their pet’s litter boxes? Clay clumping litter was introduced in the 1980s, clumping litter and most other products that soak up liquids...…Read More

Sweco BigMax has arrived

We are happy to say our brand new Sweco BigMax Gyratory Sifter has finally arrived and been put into our supply production. The machine replaces Ida-Ore’s dual setup of 48″ round orbital screeners with dual 5′ by 12′ screens....…Read More

Zeolite sport turf management

Advantages for Clinoptilolite Zeolite applied to sod sports fields As avid Seahawk fans and soil amendment geeks, we could not help but critique the field at Bank of America Stadium against the Panthers on Sunday. The field had been...…Read More

Zeolite, Turf, And You!

Natural. Safe. Odor-neutralizing. Whether you’re looking for an environmentally-friendly infill option for artificial grass, synthetic turf, or your pet kennels, Ida-Ore Zeolite is a quality solution. Benefits of Using Zeolite Infill for Turf Turf looks great. What really matters,...…Read More

How Can Poultry and Cattle Benefit from Zeolite?

Zeolite has many beneficial uses from commercial and industrial perspectives, but also is helpful in agriculture when it comes to livestock, such as poultry and cattle. The ion exchanging properties of Zeolite promotes unique absorption/adsorption properties in which many...…Read More