The Mineralogy of Phyllosilicates

  • Robert O. Felius
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 21)


As an introduction to other contributions, dealing with the geology, the industrial use and the health effects of phyllosilicates, an outline of the mineralogy of these minerals is given in this paper.


Clay Mineral Structure Formula Ultrabasic Rock Octahedral Sheet Tetrahedral Sheet 
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Further Readings

  1. S.W. Bailey (editor): Micas. Review in Mineralogy, vol. 13.Google Scholar
  2. Mineral. Soc. of America, Washington D.C., 1984, 584 pp. S.W. Bailey (editor): Hydrous Phyllosilicates (exclusive of micas). Review in Mineralogy, vol. 19. Mineral. Soc. of America, Washington D.C., 1988, 725 pp.Google Scholar
  3. G.W. Brindley & G. Brown (editors): Crystal Structures of Clay Minerals and their X-Ray Identification. Min. Soc. Monograph 5, Mineral. Soc., London, 1980, 495 pp.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert O. Felius
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  1. 1.Institute of Earth SciencesState University at UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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