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Allophane

A clay mineral similar to kaolinite.

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URLs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allophane
Allophane at Wikipedia
URLs http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/Allophane.pdf
Allophane mineralogy data
Minerals Kaolinite
Typecodes Clay Minerals
The property of plasticity is evident in a wide array of materials of different mineralogy. In addition, many minerals are considered parent minerals to clays, they weather down to become these clays.

By Tony Hansen


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