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Environmental Interactions of Clays: Clays and the Environment

Edited By: A Parker and JE Rae

271 pages, B/w photos, 74 figs, 11 tabs, SEMs


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #48038 | ISBN: 3540587381
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The second volume on clays and the environment. The first volume is Velde'sThe Origin and Mineralogy of Clays.


Preface.- Table of Contents.- Environmental Interactions of Clays.- Transport of Radionuclides in Smectite Clay.- Roles of Clay and Oxide Minerals in Soils.- Interactions of Non-volatile Micro-organic Pollutants and Clay Minerals in Surficial Environments.- The Biogeochemical and Ecological Significance of Interactions between Colloidal Minerals and Trace Elements.- Clay Barriers in Landfills.- Clay Minerals and Health.- Subject Index.

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