Clays and Clay Minerals

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 165–166 | Cite as

Interlayer Bonding in Talc and Pyrophyllite

  • R. F. GieseJr.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. GieseJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.State University of New York at BuffaloDepartment of Geological SciencesBuffaloUSA

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