The proceedings of The Clay Minerals Society’s Teaching Clay Science workshop are published as volume 11 of our Workshop Lecture Series. A link to a free sample chapter is provided below. Links to complementary information and resources are also provided.

The Clay Minerals Society Teaching Clay Science Workshop

CMS Publication: Teaching Clay Science (2002) CMS Workshop Lectures, Volume 11

Using the web in the classroom:

Clay Extraction (Download 272KB PowerPoint file)

Smear Slide Preparation (Download 5.56MB .mov file - large)

Determination of illite crystallite thickness distributions:

1. Workshop volume chapter (Download 91KB Word document)

2. Programs for measurement and simulation of crystallite thickness distributions:

Mudmaster (Download 6.5MB Excel file - large)

PkChopr (Download 1.1MB Excel file)

Galoper (Download 7.6MB Excel file - large)

KSTest (Download 64KB Excel file)

ChiSq (Download 114KB Excel file)

UnMixer (Download 272KB Excel file)

3. Sample data for crystallite thickness analysis (Download 343KB Excel file)

4. Instruction manuals:

Mudmaster manual (Download 1.9MB Word document)

Galoper manual (Download 642KB Word document)