Material
Name
Na-Montmorillonite with adsorbed and interlayer water
Origin
natural terrestrial
Comments
Mass fraction certainly > 0.75 (for raw material, and 0.87-0.95 for < 2µm size) - Contain 0.11 of Saponite - Adsorption independent of particle size (aggregate of < 2µm particles) but can vary with ambient conditions
Texture
clay-like
Grain sizes
Grains Size min Size max Size median Size width Size mass fraction Grain shape
#1 0.0 ${\mu}m$ 25.0 ${\mu}m$ 1.0 aggregate
Size method
dry sieving with 25 µm mesh, without grinding
Number
3
Arrangement
single phase
  Name Compound type Arrangement Mass ($g$) Mass fraction Adsorbat name
Na-Montmorillonite phyllosilicate single phase 1.0
Adsorbed water physically adsorbed phase sorbed phase Na-Montmorillonite
Interlayer water interlayer phase sorbed phase Na-Montmorillonite