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- Basalt - Wikipedia
- Rock flour - "While this originally was an alternative concept, increasing mainstream research has been devoted to soil amendment and other benefits of rock flour application: for instance, a pilot project on the use of glacial rock, granite and basaltic fines by the U.S. Department of Agriculture exists at the Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. The SEER Centre in Scotland is a leading source of information on the use of rock dusts and mineral fines." - Wikipedia
- On a Fad Diet of Rock Dust, How the Garden Does Grow - ""If we imitate how the earth forms soils, we need to give our gardens more than just the three elements found in chemical fertilizers," Ms. Campe said, suggesting they need close to 90 minerals." - gardening-guy.com
- Facts About Soil: What it is Made Of and How It Forms
- March 21, 2011
This is a picture of the basalt flour that i used. It is a bit too grainy to my taste. The grains in this photo are still much smaller than 1 mm though.
- Co-utilization of rockdust, mineral fines and compost - Working towards integrated resource recycling and use Robin A.K. Szmidta & John Fergusonb 2004 - PDF document 36 pages
- Earth Regeneration Society
- Remineralize the Earth is a nonprofit organization assisting the worldwide movement of remineralizing soils with finely ground rock dust, sea minerals and other natural and sustainable means to increase the growth, health, and nutrient value of all plant life.