Unformatted text preview: 4.3 Different types of clay minerals Identification of clay minerals How could I identify these different clay minerals? Scanning Electronic Microscope X Ray analysis Soil plasticity (chapiter 4) Soil activity (chapiter 4) 4.3 Different types of clay minerals h Common technique to look at clay minerals plate-like structure h qualitative Source Siva Identification of clay minerals Scanning Electronic Microscope 4.3 Different types of clay minerals X-Ray diffraction (XRD) h to identify the molecular structure and minerals present h To quantify the mineral presents X-ray diffractometer Identification of clay minerals 4.3 Different types of clay minerals...
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- Ottawa, different types, Clay Minerals, Prof. M. Fall, Scanning Electronic Microscope