The Nascence of Clay Minerals

W. D. Keller
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211
1984 George W. Brindley Lecture At its annual meeting in Buffalo, New York, in October 1983, the Council of The Clay Minerals Society voted to initiate a series of annual lectures in honor of G. W. Brindley, past president and distinguished member of the Society and internationally respected clay scientist. The first George W. Brindley Lecture was presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Society in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 1, 1984, by Walter D. Keller, emeritus professor from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. A condensed version of Professor Keller's remarks follows.—Editor.
Key Words: Allophane • Energy • Genesis • Halloysite • Information • Kaolinite • Materials • Morphology • Scanning electron microscopy • Smectite

Clays and Clay Minerals; June 1985 v. 33; no. 3; p. 161-172; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1985.0330301
© 1985, The Clay Minerals Society
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