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Variations in clay mineral composition of phosphate slimes within the central Florida phosphate mining district.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 9-76, 1975 Jan; :1-38
This report describes and identifies the clay and other minerals found in 58 samples of primary slimes from 16 phosphate processing plants in Florida. The major clay minerals found are smectite, kaolinite, and palygorskite. The major nonclay minerals found are apatite, quartz, and dolomite.
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 9-76; Grant-Number-G0133030
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 9-76
University of South Florida
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