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Sacalum, Yucatán: A Pre-Hispanic and Contemporary Source of Attapulgite

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J. Folan W.

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April 1969

Abstract

A survey of a cenote in Sacalum and the Chilam Balam of Chumayel suggests strongly that Sacalum, Ticul, and probably Tixtohilcheen have been a source of the mineral attapulgite used variously in the manufacture of Maya Blue, for medicinal purposes, and as a pottery temper.

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American Antiquity, Vol. 34, no. 2 (1969-04-01).

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Attapulgite, Sacalum, Yucatán

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Attapulgite; Sacalum; Yucatán

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SFS0046406_00001

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