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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phyllosilicate
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Phyllosilicate clay minerals are the main constituent of clays [2].
Soil minerals (e.g., phyllosilicate and carbonate minerals), in particular, have unique absorption features in the VNIR region due to overtones and vibrational combinations related to the stretching and bending of the molecular bonds such as O-H, C-H, C-C, and N-H [31].
Payne, "Highly effective adsorption of heavy metal ions by a thiol-functionalized magnesium phyllosilicate clay," Environmental Science & Technology, vol.
Additionally, a phyllosilicate mineral (chlorite) and a feldspar (albite) are detected in the clay sample.
They are based on expandable layered kaolin and serpentine a 2:1 layered silicate such as phyllosilicate, talc, or pyrophyllite.
In thin section, detrital phyllosilicate minerals and a majority of elongate quartz grains are all aligned parallel to bedding (Fig.
The first group of variables includes calcite, the sum of smectite+illite/ smectite+chlorite, [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3], CaO and the whole content of phyllosilicate minerals.
Marathon Valley became a high-priority destination for the Opportunity mission when mineral-mapping observations by the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM), aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, located clay minerals (a type of phyllosilicate) in this valley.