Transmission X-ray Diffraction Technique for Measuring Crystalline Swelling of Smectites in Electrolyte Solutions*

C. Shang, M. L. Thompson and D. A. Laird
Agronomy Department Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 50011
USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory 2150 Pammel Drive Ames, Iowa 50011
* Journal Paper No. J-15854 of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station, Ames, Iowa; Project 2924. Joint contribution of the IAHEES and the USDA-ARS.
Key Words: Crystalline swelling • Electrolytes • Smectites • XRD

Clays and Clay Minerals; February 1995 v. 43; no. 1; p. 128-130; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1995.0430115
© 1995, The Clay Minerals Society
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