Reference : Mineralogical and Chemical Characterizations of Natural Clays from NW Cameroon
Scientific congresses and symposiums : Poster
Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Earth sciences & physical geography
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/126787
Mineralogical and Chemical Characterizations of Natural Clays from NW Cameroon
English
Mache, Jacques Richard mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > > Form. doct. sc. (géologie - Bologne)]
Fagel, Nathalie mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de géologie > Argiles, géochimie et environnements sédimentaires >]
Njoya, André mailto [ > > ]
Jun-2012
Yes
International
Congres SEM-SEA 2012
27 au 30 juin 2012
Bilbao
Espagne
[en] Cameroon ; Central-Africa ; Clay ; Physico-chemical characteristics ; Mineralogy
[en] In this study physical and chemical characterization of seven clay samples from Cameroon is reported. The various analysis show that the main clay mineral in all samples is smectite with a small amount of kaolinite; some non clay minerals as cristobalite, K-feldspars, plagioclase, ilmenite and quartz are also present. The Cation Exchange Capacities range from 24.2 to 62.0 meq/100g. The specific surface area range from 58 to 123 m2/g. The chemical composition of the clays is dominated by SiO2, Al2O3 and Fe2O3 whereas MgO and Na2O are present only in small quantities.
Erasmus mundus ACP
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/126787

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