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LONE STAR GTC, LLC MILLED BENTONITE & BARITE WHOLESALER IN TEXAS

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“BENTONITE & BARITE IS OUR BUSINESS!”

Lonestarbarite.com has an extensive infrastructure to efficiently service the demand of Bentonite and Barite minerals used in the oil exploration and drilling centers of South Texas and Mexico (Eagle Ford Shale Formation).Being our headquarters located in San Antonio Texas. Some of our main operations and processes involve extracting, processing, packaging, transporting, importing, storing and supplying quality API spec. milled Sodium Bentonite gel, Cat Litter and Barite (BaSO4).

Water treatment & sodium bentonite pond sealant clay. granular crumbles or mesh 200 available. We are extracting, processing, manufacturing minerals for wholesale in Texas.

Bentonite and Barite Wholesaler Supplier

We can supply milled Barite from our pig tanks to load directly in hopper pneumatic trailers or in jumbo bags (super sacks) of 3,000 Lbs. We also carry a large inventory of milled Sodium Bentonite “Gel” that meets or exceeds API (American Petroleum Institute) specifications API 13A sec 9: The bentonite can be supplied in Jumbo Bags (super sacks) of 2,000 lbs. or three layer paper bags of 100lbs or 50lbs palletized and shrink wrapped.

We offer High Yield Bentonite & sodium bentonite for many applications as water treatment, pond water sealer and water leaks.

If you need to seal your pond, water tank in your ranch we can supply excellent quality sodium bentonite by the ton, super sack or 100 lbs bag.

Texas ranchers needing pond sealer we can deliver at our warehouse in Eagle Pass, TX or delivered at final destination by pallet or truckload using local trucking and logistics local company services.

Bentonite is the commercial name given to a whole range of clays having its origin since time immemorial. Bentonite clay is a product formed from volcanic ash. The US, France and Italy are the main producers of bentonite clay. Due to the presence of numerous volcanoes, Fort Benton, Wyoming is the largest source of bentonite clay in the world. Bentonite clay expands significantly when water is added to it; that is why people use sodium bentonite pond sealant while constructing new ponds or repairing old ponds.

Bentonite clay is a product formed from volcanic ash. The US, France and Italy are the main producers of bentonite clay, other countries also have quality sodium bentonite mines.

Due to the presence of numerous volcanoes, Fort Benton, Wyoming is the largest source of bentonite clay in the world. Bentonite clay expands significantly when water is added to it; that is why people use sodium bentonite pond sealant while constructing new ponds or repairing old ponds.

Bentonite clay expands significantly when water is added to it; that is why people use sodium bentonite pond sealant while constructing new ponds or repairing old ponds.

Our processed Bentonite and Barite is milled to 200 mesh and is available for immediate delivery from our Eagle Pass, TX and Laredo, TX locations.
Lone Star GTC is highly involved in the process and logistics of our minerals. We supervise every aspect, from the mining, milling, and loading of the product assuring our clients a high-quality product at a competitive price. We also offer quality Cat Litter Bentonite, scoopable, odour control, fast clumping, dust free, easy scooping, pet, planet, and people friendly. (Private label)

Many customers have used our clay to prevent water leaks, our 200 mesh is perfect to blend and mix with soil.

We also offer a granular gel and top quality provider for Bentonite used in the foundry industry of steel & iron. extremely water absorbance clay that will dry melted iron.

History of Bentonite

As such, Bentonite is known to the mankind for quite a long time.  Towards the end of the 19th century, W.C. Knight, an American geologist, identified water swelling clay in and around rocky formation near Fort Benton.

Then it was given the name “mineral soap”. However, a keen interest in bentonite gained ground only during the 1920s when researchers, and then, called bentonite a whole range of clays mainly consist of mineral montmorillonite and with lesser amounts of some other minerals such as pyrite, feldspar, quartz, and calcite.

Important Properties of Bentonite

The density of bentonite ranges between 2.2 and 2.8 g/cm3 depending upon its quality and the presence of other minerals. volume expansion is almost 13+ times in comparison to when it is dry and several times its dry mass in water (depending on the quality)  This property of bentonite clay acts favourably for filling small and large voids or spaces.  pond sealer bentonite acts as a barrier between pond sealer bentonite acts as a barrier between the water and the surface preventing seepage of water that is an essential requirement while constructing any water body such as ponds, dams, wells, and lagoons.

Lab test results are available on every lot that we deliver / Custom packaging is available.

Logistics

If transportation is needed we can arrange for pickup and delivery with one of our business partners in the mineral logistics field.
(Flatbed, dry box container, pneumatic trailers or specialized transportation can be arranged). Primarily serving the south Texas area.



Service

For all mud companies in the area: We can offer a 4.10 ~ 4.20 Specific API gravity (Density) Barite that can be sold in super sacks or loaded from our Pig tanks which are available at both of our locations. Bentonite Perfobent API, Bentonite-P (sub API spec) or a High Yield Bentonite “Gel” is available by the truckload, partial load or by the pallet. Sodium Bentonite clay applications include drilling fluids used to aid and maintain stability and composition of drilling mud used on boreholes for oil, water, and gas

Experience

We have a team of experts with more than 50 years of experience working and doing businesses every day on the full process of extracting minerals at the mines, milling and selling bentonite and Barite. Clients include many companies that are working in the industry of drilling and fracking oil gas & water. We are now delivering our API Bentonite and Barite to many local Texas mud companies, water base and oil base drilling mud fluids manufacturers, stimulation chemicals additives and also businesses like Pemex© in Mexico.