Ghassoul is a smectic Clay with high SiO2 and MgO content. The Ghassoul because of its unique characteristics, is used in several fields :
Ghassoul in its natural state :Mixed with water for face, body and hair. Cosmetics: Component for shampoos, soaps, shower gels ... Dermatology: Facial cream, acne care ... Pharmaceutical: Basic ingredient for drugs against gastric acidity ... Industrial: raw material for the manufacture of ceramics.
The deposits of Ghassoul extend over an area of 27 000 hectares in the heart of a semi-desert region. This is why the company of Ghassoul and its derivatives has built a real worker city to ensure its employees all the comfort and well-being necessary.
- A clinic with nurse and ambulance
- A cooperative
- An administration with personal leaders, geologists, and mining engineers
- A cafeteria (TV, satellite dish)
- Showers and Hammam
- Workers' City with a capacity of more than 500 people
- Guest house