Characteristics of material composition of kaolinite in the East Nam Bộ region

Bùi Thế Vinh, Phạm Văn Trường, Nguyễn Văn Bỉnh

Kaolinite clay occurs widely in the East Nam Bộ region. On the basis of investigation on its quality, some conlusions can be made as follows:

- White clay in East Nam Bộ is not pure kaolin, but kaolinite-rich clay with the kaolinite content ranging from 20 to 60%;

- The quality of kaolinite clay ranges from medium to high; the clay is easy to be sorted and can be used as raw material for ceramics and paper powder production.

Người biên tập: Đỗ Cảnh Dương.