Mineralogical analysis of unfired brick clays

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Authors:Fitzjohn, W. H.; Worrall, W. E.
Volume Title:Transactions and Journal of the British Ceramic Society
Source:Transactions and Journal of the British Ceramic Society, 79(3), p.67-73. Publisher: British Ceramic Society, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0307-7357
Publication Date:1980
Note:In English with French and German summaries. 9 refs.; illus. incl. tables
Summary:The mineralogy of five British clays was determined by XRD, DTA, TGA, and DTGA. The principal minerals are disordered kaolinite, a micaceous mineral (in two samples having alkali contents closer to muscovite/paragonite than to illite), and to quartz, with minor accessory minerals. [B.C.M.B.]
Subjects:Ceramic materials; Chemical composition; Clay minerals; Jurassic; Kaolinite; Mesozoic; Mica group; Mineral data; Mineralogy; Minerals; Muscovite; Oxford Clay; Oxfordian; Paleozoic; Paragonite; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Upper Jurassic; England; Europe; Great Britain; United Kingdom; Western Europe; Colliery Measure Shale; Halifax Brick Clay; Thurcroft Yellow Top Clay
Coordinates:N500000 N554500 E0013000 W0063000
Abstract Numbers:82M/2391
Record ID:1981014181
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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