- Illinois, USA, and -ite. (Wiktionary)
“The ground surface contains efflorescent salts such as alum, a hydrated potassium sulfate, tschermigite, a hydrated ammonium sulfate, gypsum and clays such as illite and montmorillonite.”
“The "2: 1" clays such as mon-tmorillouite and illite which have both "internal" and "external" surfaces have C. E.C.of some 100 milk equivalents per 100 g.”
“There are, in fact, several distinct types of clay, the principal ones being: kaolinite, which is relatively stable, illite, which is of average stability, and montmorillonite, which is highly sensitive to water (causing swelling, etc).”
“Montmorillonite and vermicullite are the clays with the highest CEC, illite has less, and kaolinite and sesquioxides have a very low CEC.”
“Mineralogically, clay may contain a variety of components such as kaolinite, vermiculite, illite, chlorite and montmorillonite.”
“About two-thirds of the country´s 19 million people live in absolute poverty, earning less than a dollar a day and 70 percent are illite”
“Work to date is centered around a diatreme dike complex 300 meters wide by 600 meters long which is associated with strong argillic alteration (illite-sericite), pyritization.”
“The full study is available online, www. bltresearch.com Clay minerals (illite/smectites) extracted from surface soils taken at the same sampling locations as the plants, were submitted to X-ray diffraction analysis.”
“Again, illite dominates in the great majority of samples, with a few samples containing kaolinite and dravite.”
“A high level of preservation of the epithermal system is indicated by colloform vein textures and wallrock alteration characterized by low temperature carbonate minerals and illite-smectite clays.”
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