Mineral resource of the month: clays




Clays represent one of the largest mineral commodities in the world in terms of mineral and rock production and use. Many people, however, do not recognize that clays are used in an amazingly wide variety of applications. Use continues to increase worldwide as populations and their associated needs increase. Robert Virta, clay and shale commodity specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey, has prepared the following information about clays.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Mineral resource of the month: clays
Series title Geotimes
Volume 2004
Issue March
Year Published 2004
Language English
Publisher AGI
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
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