Effects of Synthesis Conditions on the Thermal Stability of a Texas Montmorillonite Expanded with [Al13O4(OH)24(H2O)12]7+ Cations

S.M. Thomas1 and M.L. Occelli2
1 Georgia Institute of Technology, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
2 MLO Consultants, 6105 Black Water Trail, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, USA
E-mail of corresponding author: mloccell@mindspring.com
Key Words: Keggin Ions • Montmorillonites • Pillared Clays • Pillar Density • Thermal Stability

Clays and Clay Minerals; April 2000 v. 48; no. 2; p. 304-308; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.2000.0480218
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