872080 Clay minerals and clays - natural nanoparticles with specific properties


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Wriessnig, Karin , Ottner, Franz , Steiner, Mathias
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Clay Mineralogy

The main Tonmineralgruppen:

Mica group (as a starting minerals and reconciliation to the secondary minerals);

Secondary minerals - genesis, structure construction;

Two layer minerals: kaolinite, halloysite;

Three layer minerals: illite, glauconite, vermiculite, montmorillonite, chlorite; Allophane.

Analytical methods: X-ray procedures; Electron microscopy: scanning, through beam diffraction; Differential thermal analysis

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Previous knowledge expected

Basics in geology

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Introduction to the most important analytical methods of clay mineralogy with concentration of X-Ray diffractometry.

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