Clay Minerals in Nature: Their Characterization, Modification and Application
by M. Valaskova, G.S. Martynkova
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 312
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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by W.J. Kious, J.W. Kious, R.I. Tilling - United States Government Printing
Introduction to the concept of plate tectonics for all readers interested in the subject, also the source of information for science teachers at the middle or high school level. Great graphics and photos matching a well written text.
by Robert Fox Sorsbie - Griffin
A knowledge of geology is of the first importance to the practical engineer. The author compiled the requisite information in a clear and concise manner in one volume, in the hope that it may serve as a handy book of reference.
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