The Georgia Kaolins: Geology and Utilization
This book provides a look at the different disciplines involved in kaolin production including geology, mining, mineralogy, geochemistry, and microbiology. It is written to give industry practitioners a better understanding of this versatile material in order to improve exploration, processing, and product quality. The text presents an excellent overview of the types and grades of kaolin, their mineralogy, and how these qualities relate to various commercial applications. Additionally, it reviews common processing techniques employed to remove impurities and improve kaolin quality.
By Jessica Elzea Kogel, Sam M. Pickering Jr., Evgenya Shelobolina, Tim Chowns, Jun Yuan, and David M. Avant Jr. Published by SME in 2002. 96 pages.
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