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Clay, Kaolin

Suniland Magazine


In its magnificent deposits of fine kaolins, the most valuable and extensive in the land, Florida has the foundation of a pottery industry of the very first magnitude. Florida's kaolins is described by the state geologists as an exceptionally high grade, very plastic, and white burning clay. At the present time there are no large potteries in Florida, all of the kaolin mined being shipped to the potteries of New York, Indiana, Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsyvania. The mining of kaolin is confined at present to Putnam and Lake counties.

Excerpt from Agassiz, Garnault. "Florida in Tomorrow's Sun."
Suniland, Nov. 1925, Vol.3, No.2., Pgs. 37-45; 88-94; 113-133


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