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Unformatted text preview: charged in general . The edges can be positively or negatively charged. Dry condition- ou +- ou + Cation Kaolinite and negative gold sol (van Olphen, 1991) Clay minerals often display net electric imbalance, i.e. are charged Electrochemical properties of clay minerals The table shows electric charge of common clay minerals The electric charge of common clay minerals Clay group Electrochemical properties of clay mineral How were born these loads or charges at the surface of clays? Isomorphic substitution The most frequent causes include: Break of the edge Electrochemical properties of clay mineral...
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