X-ray Diffraction and the Identification and Analysis of Clay Minerals

X-ray Diffraction and the Identification and Analysis of Clay Minerals

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Interest in clay minerals has increased in recent times because they can indicate the location of petroleum and natural gas reservoirs and serve as stabilizing agents in the disposal of toxic and radioactive wastes. This text/lab manual includes examples and methods for identifying clay minerals by x-ray. The book incorporates laboratory procedures with theoretical discussion.show more

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  • Hardback | 348 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.16mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • numerous line illustrations and tables
  • 019505170X
  • 9780195051704

Table of contents

The nature and production of x-rays; diffraction effects; structures, composition, properties and occurences of clay minerals; sample preparation techniques for clay minerals; sample preparation techniques for clay minerals; identification of individual clay minerals and associated minerals; identification of mixed layered clay minerals; quantitative analysis.show more

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