Montmorillonite: Electron Diffraction from Two-Dimensional Single Crystals

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Science  26 May 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4037, pp. 908-909
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4037.908


Some Selected area electron diffraction patterns of isolated monocrystalline particles of both Wyoming and Camp Berteaux sodiumti-monfmorillonites fail to show the mirror platne symmetry required for the accepted structure. A triclinic model deserves consideraction.