CVG-2107 (Chapter 2) 8

CVG-2107 (Chapter 2) 8 - 4.1 Introduction 4.3 Different...

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Prof. M. Fall - Uniersity of Ottawa Prof. M. Fall - Uniersity of Ottawa 8 When each tetrahedron shares an oxygen, one obtains a simple chain of tetrahedrons . Consequently, for each tetrahedron two negative charges were neutralized and there are still two other negative loads to be neutralized; the structure is loaded with -2 2.1 Structure of clay mineral tetrahedron hexagonal hole Source Siva Several tetrahedrons joined together form a tetrahedral sheet. Tetrahedral Sheet 2.1 Structure of clay mineral Source Siva For simplicity, let’s represent silica tetrahedral sheet by: Si and alumina octahedral sheet by: Al Source Siva 2.1 Structure of clay mineral
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Unformatted text preview: 4.1 Introduction 4.3 Different types of clay minerals 4.4 Fundamental properties of … 4.2 Structure of clay minerals 4.The clay minerals 4.3 Different types of clay minerals Different combinations of tetrahedral and octahedral sheets form different clay minerals: We can distinguish tree main groups of clay minerals 1) 1: 1 clay minerals 2) 2: 1 clay minerals 3) 2:1:1 clay minerals 4.3 Different types of clay minerals Different combinations of tetrahedral and octahedral sheets form different clay minerals: We can distinguish tree main groups of clay minerals 1 ) 1: 1 clay minerals 2) 2: 1 clay minerals 3) 2:1:1 clay minerals...
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