By M. K. Hasnuddin Siddiqui
Organized into seven chapters, this ebook begins with an outline of the mineral composition of bleaching clays, that are usually categorized as fuller's earths and bentonites in response to their inherent houses. this article then explains the 3 modes of formation of clay minerals, together with weathering of igneous rocks, marine sediments, and hydrothermal alteration. different chapters examine the houses of clay minerals, their category, and relation to each other. This publication discusses to boot many of the tools which are so much worthy within the learn of clays and similar fabrics, together with X-ray diffraction, chemical research, differential thermal research, and electron microscopy. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the mineralogy of a few average clays which are liable to activation.
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