An Expansible Mineral Having High Rehydration Ability

Katsutoshi Tomita and Mitsuhiko Dozono
Institute of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

Abstract: An interstratified mineral (mica-montmorillonite) from a hydrothermally altered andesite in the southern part of Satsuma Peninsula, Japan fully rehydrates after having been heated to 800°C.

Clays and Clay Minerals; June 1973 v. 21; no. 3; p. 185-190; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1973.0210307
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