Environmental Interactions of Clays

  • J. Rae
  • A. Parker
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Abstract

Think of a list of earth-surface environmental problems which do not involve clays and it probably will not be very long. Clays play a significant role in a diverse range of environmental problems and an awareness of this role is growing.

Keywords

Clay Quartz Dust Silicate Radio Nuclide 

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  • A. Parker

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