Argital Green Clay’s Chemical and Mineralogical features

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

  • Silica (Si02) 35,20 %
  • Titanium (Ti02) 0,20 %
  • Alluminium (Al203) 9,80 %
  • Iron (Fe203) 4,40 %
  • Magnesium (Mg0) 3,80 %
  • Calcium (Ca0) 26,70%
  • Sodium (Na20) 0,40 %
  • Potassium (K20) 0,40 %
  • Trace elements    0,1 %
  • Waste on fire 19 %

Argital’s clay is rich in trace elements.

MINERAL ANALYSIS
The principal minerals present in Argital’s clay are: smectites, illites, chlorite, kaolinite, dolomite, calcite, quartz, feldspar.
Cationic exchange capability: 41.6 meq/100 gr.
This value denotes a good clay’s osmotic activity.
pH: 8.00 slightly basic.