Clays and Clay Minerals

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 347–354 | Cite as

Relation of Viscosity of Kaolin-Water Suspensions to Montmorillonite Content of Certain Georgia Clays

  • J. Iannicelli
  • N. Millman


The viscosity of certain kaolin—water systems was correlated with natural montmorillonite content of the kaolin, as determined quantitatively by the Hinckley—Bates (1960) strontium-exchange technique. Transition from low viscosity to high viscosity occurred when montmorillonite content of the Georgia clays studied exceeded 5%.


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© Clay Minerals Society 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Iannicelli
    • 1
  • N. Millman
    • 1
  1. 1.J. M. Huber CorporationClay DivisionHuberUSA

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