872080 Clay minerals and clays - natural nanoparticles with specific properties
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- Lecture and exercise
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Wriessnig, Karin , Ottner, Franz , Steiner, Mathias
- Offered in
- Sommersemester 2022
- Languages of instruction
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
- 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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