Did you know toothpaste has rocks in it, and yours could come from the snowy white quarries in Lanark Highlands. Quarries said to shine so bright they can be seen from space!

Lanark Toothpaste

Photo courtesy Lanark County Tourism

Tatlock, Lanark County, Ontario – Yes toothpaste has rocks in it, actually its calcium carbonate, and a very pure form comes from the snowy white quarries in Lanark Highlands. It’s said that this quarry shines so white it can actually be seen from space. The ground up calcium carbonate is used in some food, paints, plastics and pharmaceuticals. Omya, one of the world’s largest suppliers, mines here and has a scenic lookout at Tatlock.

Lanark Toothpaste

Photo courtesy Lanark County Tourism

While you are in the region you might also want to learn more about The Last Duel Park, and find out about The World’s Largest Cheese. And, While you are in Lanark you might also want to check out The Last Duel Park, and find out about the World’s Largest Cheese. Here’s the Seven Wonders of Lanark County Driving Tour.

 

 

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Tatlock, Lanark Highlands, Lanark County, Ontario

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