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Introduction

  • Akshoy Kumar Chakraborty
Chapter

Abstract

A pure kaolinite crystal has the chemical formulae 3Al2O32SiO22H2O or Al2Si2O5 (OH)4. This would give a theoretical composition Al2O3–39.8 %, SiO2–46.38 %, and H2O–13.9 %. This clay mineral is of considerable interest to the production of various types of ceramic materials for having certain valuable properties.

Keywords

Clay Mineral Hexagonal Ring Green Tape Hexagonal Network Fire Clay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Refractory Central Glass & Ceramic Research InstituteJadavpurIndia

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