Ida-Ore Zeolite Elemental Breakdown

Ida-ore get its clinoptilotite zeolite from a deposit called the Shayville deposit. The tests that have been done on this deposit have all shown numbers close to these. Tests can vary slightly from different sample sites.

  • SiO276.724% – Silica Oxide
  • Al2O312.341% – Aluminum Oxide
  • K2O5.08% – Potassium Oxide
  • Fe2O31.669% – Ferric Oxide
  • CaO1.5% – Calcium Oxide
  • Na2O1.357% – Sodium Oxide
  • MgO.341% – Magnesium Oxide
  • TiO2.318% – Titanium Oxide
  • BaO.21% – Barium Oxide

The elements which are most important for CEC of 147-250 meq/100g:

  • Potassium oxide5.08%
  • Calcium oxide1.5%
  • Sodium oxide1.357%
  • Magnesium oxide.341%



Cs+ > NH4+ > Pb2+ > K+ > Na+ > Ca2+ > Mg2+ > Cu2+ > Zn2+


Co, Co2, So2, H2S, Nh3, HcHo, Ar, O2, N2, H2O, He, H2, Kr, Xe, Ch2Oh, freon

Major Exchangeable:

Rb, Li, K, Cs, NH4, Na, Ca, Ag, Cd, Pb, Zn, Ba, Sr, Cu, Hg, Mg, Fe, Co, Al, Cr


  • Total Surface Area<800 m²/g
  • Specific Surface Area1357 yd²/oz
  • Average Clinoptilolite Content90% (+/- 5%)
  • Specific Gravity2.42
  • Ph7.29
  • Bulk Density~55 lbs/ft³ depending on screen size


3X7 Mesh used For:

  • Ethylene Control
  • Water Filtration
  • Ice Traction
  • Remediation

US Standard Sieve Sizing
Contains sieve size 3-7 material.


7X14 Mesh used For:

  • Oil Absorption
  • Odor Neutralizer

US Standard Sieve Sizing

Contains sieve size 7-14 material.


14X40 Mesh used For:

  • Water Filtration
  • Turf Infill
  • Soil Amendment
  • Remediation
  • Odor Neutralizer
  • Cat Litter

US Standard Sieve Sizing

Contains sieve size 14-36 material.


40 Minus Mesh used For:

  • Feed Additive
  • Flow Agent
  • Anti-caking Agent
  • Odor Neutralizer

US Standard Sieve Sizing

Contains sieve size 40 and everything smaller material.



Ida-Ore now offers Micronized Zeolite. With our new capabilities we are​ now able to produce Zeolite at 50 micron and smaller in tight partial​ size distribution.


Custom Sizing is Available

Our Sweco Big Max Sifter is capable of producing large amounts of screened material in custom US Standard Sieve sizing.

Please Contact Us for pricing.