NEW YORK – Applied Minerals Inc., a producer of halloysite clay and advanced natural iron oxides, announced a new partnership with HORN, a specialty distributor of raw chemical materials. HORN will represent Applied Minerals as the exclusive sales distributor for its DRAGONITE™ halloysite clay and AMIRON™ advanced natural iron oxides throughout the western United States. Additionally, HORN will distribute the DRAGONITE and AMIRON products in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

“We are incredibly excited to partner with HORN, an organization that has earned its reputation as one of the most respected distribution teams in the specialty materials industry,” said Andre Zeitoun, President and CEO of Applied Minerals Inc. “We look forward to working with its team to expand our sales effort and increase the market penetration of our DRAGONITE and AMIRON products.”