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Questions About Vermiculite
Questions About Vermiculite

What is Vermiculite and How Do We Use It? Vermiculite is a naturally occurring flaky mineral that resembles mica. It was first described in Massachusetts early in the 19 th century and was named for the Latin word vermiculare , “meaning to breed worms” because of the ...

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