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WHAT IS CHINA CLAY

CHINA CLAY/KAOLINITE

Kaolinite is a clay mineral, part of the group of industrial minerals, with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen atoms to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. Rocks that are rich in kaolinite are known as kaolin or china clay
      CHINA CLAY
CHINA CLAY SPECIFICATIONS
  • CHEMICAL COMPOSITION   :  Al2Si2O5(OH)4
  • COLOR                                      :  Whitish, Pale Yellow to Light Brown
  • LUSTER                                     :  Waxy, Pearly, Dull, Earthy
  • STREAK                                     :  White or Paler
  • CLEAVAGE                               :  Perfect on (001)
  • MOHS HARDNESS                 :  2-2.5
  • DIAPHANEITY                        :  Translucent, Opaque
  • CRYSTAL SYSTEM                  :  Triclinic
CHINA CLAY USES
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Pottery items
  • Making Bricks
  • Cooking Pots
  • Art Objects (Music Instruments)
  • Cement Production
  • Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics