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Mocha Brown Illite Clay


Useful on oily, tired and sensitive skin. Contains higher levels of potassium,calcium,iron, and magnesium. Thought to help with anti-aging of the skin due to the naturally high levels of minerals found in the clay. Coarse texture when wet.

This clay is a versatile cosmetic ingredient. It can be mixed directly with water or formulated into products such as face masks, creams, and soap. It allows for the enrichment of formulas with the energy and vitality of its trace elements and dynamic natural color.

Composition / Data on Components

  •     Natural Clay >99.9%
  •     INCI Name: Illite
  •     CAS Number: 12173-60-3

Physical/Chemical Properties

    Form: Powder
    Color: Dark Brown
    Odor: Odorless
    Solubility: Insoluble in oil or water
    Density: 0.65 g/ml
    pH in water (solution 20%): 8.8+ 1