Mechanism for Intercalation of Kaolinite by Alkali Acetates

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Science  12 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3737, pp. 741-743
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3737.741


The relative strengths of the hydrogen bonds in kaolinite-alkali salt-water systems control kaolinite-salt interactions. A new technique for intercalation results in formation of a kaolinite-salt complex free of excess salt.