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Clay Minerals in Nature: Their Characterization, Modification and Application

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Clay Minerals in Nature: Their Characterization, Modification and Application
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Publisher: InTech
ISBN-13: 9789535107385
Number of pages: 312

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Clay is an abundant raw material which has a variety of uses and properties depending on their structure and composition. Clay minerals are inexpensive and environmentally friendly naturally occurring nanomaterials, thanks to their 1 nm thick silicate layers, in all types of sediments and sedimentary rocks.

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