Palgonite 20 Kg

Palagonite, the natural solution to revitalizing nutrient-depleted soils and promoting sustainable agriculture. Mined from a rare and unique geological event 20 million years ago in the Chalkmine quarry site, south of Gatton in Queensland, Palagonite is a volcanic mineral substance with unparalleled benefits for compost manufacturers, organic farmers, and cattle farmers alike.

Palagonite’s exceptional qualities stem from its volcanic origins. As hot basalt lava flowed into a freshwater lake, the molten lava was quenched, forming a coating of volcanic glass. Over time, this glass devitrified into a sandy yellow-brown palagonite material, creating a non-crystalline structure that sets Palagonite apart from conventional crushed rock dust.

Southern Cross University confirms that Palagonite’s nutrients are readily bio-available, making it a premium soil conditioner for a range of agricultural applications. Unlike other products, Palagonite is easy to spread, doesn’t create hazardous dust plumes, and blends seamlessly with composted manures, making it a favorite among farmers and gardeners.

In an era where extractive and unsustainable agricultural practices have led to mineral-depleted soils, Palagonite emerges as a beacon of hope. Its ability to ameliorate compaction, erosion, chemical residuals, and mineral nutrient depletion addresses critical issues facing modern agriculture. Soil re-mineralization with Palagonite is the key to fostering a regenerative and sustainable agricultural industry.

Palagonite’s rich and well-balanced suite of bio-available mineral nutrients includes silicon, iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, and essential trace elements. With all 22 nutrients essential for optimal plant growth, Palagonite becomes the cornerstone of individual crop nutrition programs, ensuring nutrient-dense food production.

Palagonite Organic Certification

Mt Sylvia Palagonite Typical Analysis & Usage Rates

Palgonite MSDS

Typical Analysis
Silicon 22.3%
Aluminium 7.7%
Iron 10.10%
Manganese 0.23%
Magnesium 3.3%
Calcium 5.10%
Sodium 2.36%
Phosphorus 0.24%
Potassium 0.77%
Total Carbon 0.03%
Total Nitrogen 0.03%
Cobalt 60 ppm
Copper 40 ppm
Nickel 90 ppm
Zinc 170 ppm
Molybdenum 1.0-3.0 ppm
Selenium 0.3-0.8 ppm
Chloride 62 ppm est
Sulphur 4.4 ppm
Boron 0.06 ppm
Paramagnetism 600 – 1300c/g/s
Water Holding Capacity >65%
pH 8-8.5
Cation Exchange Capacity 35meq/100g

 

Application

Best applied around or below the root zone. Work into the soil approximately 250 mm deep at a rate of 2 Kg per m² for domestic gardens or 2-6 tonnes per Ha for broad acre use and 3 Kg per m² for turf or lawns.

$34.80

Additional information

Unlike crystalline basalt or granite rock sources, Palagonite’s largely amorphous structure enhances the bio-availability of nutrients while eliminating the health risks associated with respirable crystalline silica. Its comprehensive nutrient profile makes it the ideal base product for combating the steady decline in essential mineral nutrient content observed since the 1940s.

As we witness the global repercussions of depleted soils on the environment, Palagonite stands as a cost-effective solution to remineralize and restore soil health. By addressing nutrient deficiencies in both crops and meat, Palagonite contributes to improved animal and human health, aligning with the fundamental principle that healthy soils are the foundation of a thriving ecosystem.

Join the movement towards regenerative agriculture with Palagonite – your partner in promoting healthy soils, nutrient-dense crops, and a sustainable future.