The History of the Development of Clay Mineralogy

Ralph E. Grim
704 West Florida Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801
1986 George W. Brindley Lecture The third George W. Brindley lecture was delivered at the 23rd annual meeting of The Clay Minerals Society in Jackson, Mississippi, on October 13, 1986, by R. E. Grim, a Distinguished Member of the Society. The following review of the development of clay mineralogy is based on that lecture.—Editor
Key Words: Bentonite • Catalysis • Correns • Differential thermal analysis • Endell • Geotechnical properties • Hendricks • Hofmann • Jordan • Kaolinite • Montmorillonite • Organoclays • Ross • X-ray powder diffraction

Clays and Clay Minerals; April 1988 v. 36; no. 2; p. 97-101; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1988.0360201
© 1988, The Clay Minerals Society
Clay Minerals Society (www.clays.org)