The Natural History of Clay

The Natural History of Clay

by Alfred B. Searle

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Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. The Natural History of Clay by Alfred B. Searle was first published in 1912. The book contains an account of the origins and properties of clays, incorporating information on their chemical and physical characteristics.

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ISBN-13: 9781107698956
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/22/2012
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Table of clay rocks; 1. Introduction. The chemical and physical properties of clays; 2. Clay and associated rocks; 3. The origins of clays; 4. The modes of accumulation of clays; 5. Some clays of commercial importance; 6. Clay-substance: theoretical and actual; Bibliography; Index.

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