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Clay Minerals
  • ISSN: 0009-8558 (Print), 1471-8030 (Online)
  • Frequency: 4 issues per year
Clay Minerals - Journal of Fine Particle Science publishes research papers about clays, clay minerals and related materials, natural or synthetic. Aspects covered include: Earth Processes (interactions in 'system earth': soil science and geology/mineralogy) including genesis/synthesis, phase transformations, stability, weathering, soil-organic interactions, ion-exchange, basin analysis, clay petrology; Solid State Chemistry/Materials Science: synthesis, structure and dynamics, reactivity, crystal chemistry, mechanical, thermal, electrical properties, micro and nanophase materials; Environmental Science: analytical methods, elemental distribution, waste containment, health issues, environmental impact assessment, conservation of cultural heritage; Colloid/Surface Science:  adsorption, colloid stability, surface chemistry, reactivity; and Applied Science and Technology: industrial uses and technical applications, including mining and processing of clay, zeolite (and other) deposits and application in ceramics, paper, paint, polymer, ion-exchange, sorption, catalysis etc.

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