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perlite

Name for a glassy effusion stone (volcanic glass, obsidian), which is formed by chemical and physical processes. In the advanced stage of the transformation a loose stone of bluish green, brownish or gray color develops. Perlite is used for many purposes such as construction. In the winemaking it is considered filter aids in the filtration used. Likewise, the rock is used in the cultivation of vines (see nursery ).

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