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From platy kaolinite to nanorolls

Christian Detellier and Robert A. Schoonheydt
From platy kaolinite to nanorolls (in Kaolin, Paul A. Schroeder (editor) and David L. Bish (editor))
Elements (June 2014) 10 (3): 201-206


Kaolinite is one of the most important industrial clay minerals, with a worldwide consumption in the millions of tons per year and applications in a wide range of industrial areas. Traditionally, its most important use has been in the paper and ceramic industries. New, innovative techniques are being developed that are based on intercalation and grafting of kaolinite's unique dipolar layer structure. Such techniques are leading the way to the synthesis of kaolinite-polymer nanocomposites, including bionanocomposites that might have value-added properties benefiting industry and the health sciences.

ISSN: 1811-5209
Serial Title: Elements
Serial Volume: 10
Serial Issue: 3
Title: From platy kaolinite to nanorolls
Title: Kaolin
Author(s): Detellier, ChristianSchoonheydt, Robert A.
Author(s): Schroeder, Paul A.editor
Author(s): Bish, David L.editor
Affiliation: University of Ottawa, Department of Chemistry and Center for Catalysis Research and Innovation, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Affiliation: University of Georgia, Department of Geology, Athens, GA, United States
Pages: 201-206
Published: 201406
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America and Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Mineralogical Association of Canada and Geochemical Society and Clay Minerals Society, International
References: 28
Accession Number: 2014-062705
Categories: Mineralogy of silicates
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 1 table
Secondary Affiliation: Indiana University, USA, United StatesKatholieke Universiteit Leuven, BEL, Belgium
Country of Publication: International
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Abstract, copyright, Mineralogical Society of America. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States
Update Code: 201433
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