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Bleaching Earths by M.K.H. Siddiqui

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Kaolinite Appears as platey crystals with a hexagonal outline, sometimes elongated. 60 The flakes have a tendency to aggregate. 80 The detailed outlines of dispersed flakes are very similar irrespective of the size of the flakes. Nontronite Is characterized by flat frayed fibres, but also tends to occur as needles and rods of varying sizes. 60 Hectorite {Mg-bentonite) Particles are lath-shaped like those of nontronite,81 however, the Mg-bentonite laths are much narrower and more elongated and the two minerals are easily distinguished.

IN, clay/acid 1:0-4. B. Concn. IN, clay/acid 1:0·6. C. Concn. 3N, clay/acid 1:0-2. D. Concn. 3N, clay/ acid 1:0-4. E. Concn. 3N, clay /acid 1:0· 6. F. Concn. 5N, clay/acid 1:0*4. G. Concn. 5N, clay /acid 1:0-6. It was shown by Glaeser97 that the X-ray pattern of the montmorillonite structure changes only slightly on acid-treatment, unless the mineral has undergone almost total destruction by removal from its lattice of about 80 per cent of the aluminium plus magnesium and iron. Therefore, the method is of less value in optimization of activation conditions than DTA, in which such changes cause a marked difference in the magnitude of peaks.

This relationship is exponential in character over certain ranges in concentration and is expressed by the Freundlich equation: Equilibrium concentration of solute, C _ ,/Quantity of solute removed\« ~~ \ per unit of sorbent, X ) where k and n are constants. In true adsorption, n is always greater than unity. The more effectively the solute is removed or held by the adsorbent, the greater is the numerical value of n. The quantity k is proportional to the active surface of the adsorbing solid. By a simple mathematical conversion the above equation can be written as 50 Bleaching Earths Expressing X as x/m, where x is the quantity of solute removed by m units of adsorbent, and the constant \/k as K, the equation transforms to - = K(CY m This can be restated in logarithmic form: log(-) =logtf + -logC which is a straight line equation with a slope \/n and intercept K.

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