phyllosilicate


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phyllosilicate

(ˌfɪləʊˈsɪlɪkeɪt)
n
(Minerals) any of a class of silicate minerals, including talc, consisting of thin sheets
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They are based on expandable layered kaolin and serpentine a 2:1 layered silicate such as phyllosilicate, talc, or pyrophyllite.
In order to obtain new flame retardants based on organoclay, bentonite, which is an aluminum phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite with calcium and sodium ions coordinated inside the interstitial planes, was used as a low-cost inorganic starting material.
Impact of phyllosilicate mineralogy on organic carbon stabilization in soils: incomplete knowledge and exciting prospects.
Phengite, a dioctahedral mica similar to muscovite, and glauconite and illite belong to the phyllosilicate group.
4]] is a common phyllosilicate mineral, widely employed as raw material in ceramics, paper filling and coating, refractory, fiberglass, cement, rubber and plastics, paint, catalyst, pharmaceutics and agriculture (Ekosse, 2010; Diko et al.
The locations of red zones in Marathon Valley correlate closely with the phyllosilicate signature we see from orbit," Squyres said.
In systematic mineralogy, kaolin, which is a thin clay, usually white in color, formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals, is classified as a phyllosilicate, due to its absorption capacity and absence of primary toxicity (OWEN et al.
This composition is consistent with a silica-rich volcanic glass containing plagioclase and phyllosilicate inclusions, together with secondary calcite veins.
Kaolinitic clays are 1:1 phyllosilicates, whereas smectitic clays have a 2: 1 expandable phyllosilicate structure, which results in higher CEC and surface area (Amezketa 1999).
Initially dispersed constituents of the granite are segregated into phyllosilicate rich (P- rich) and quartz-rich (Q-rich) domains.