Premium Grade Horticultural Pumice 4-20mm 25L

$45.00 inc. GST

Pumice is a light, porous volcanic rock that forms during explosive eruptions. It resembles a sponge because it consists of a network of gas bubbles frozen amidst fragile volcanic glass and minerals. All types of magma (basalt, andesite, dacite, and rhyolite) will form pumice.

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During an explosive eruption, volcanic gases dissolved in the liquid portion of magma expand rapidly to create a foam or froth; in the case of pumice, the liquid part of the froth quickly solidifies to glass around the glass bubbles.

Inpro pumice is mined from a land based resource, within 50kms of Lake Taupo in the North Island of New Zealand, and it is characterized by its relative hardness and lightweight in comparison to competing aggregates.