Clay Mineral Research at the Institute for Silicate Chemistry, Zagreb

V. Stubičan1
Institute for Silicate Chemistry, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
1 Present address, Department of Geophysics and Geochemistry, College of Mineral Industries, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Abstract: Part of the research on the structure, synthesis, and properties of clay minerals in Yugoslavia is reviewed with particular reference to the following problems: (a) attempts to synthesize halloysite from solutions under normal conditions; (b) structure and properties of synthetic montmorillonites; (c) dehydroxylation of kaolin minerals under nonequilibrium conditions; (d) structural properties of metakaolin as shown by adsorption of colloidal gold; and (e) free silica in bentonites.

Clays and Clay Minerals; 1958 v. 7; no. 1; p. 295-302; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1958.0070120
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