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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Investigation of the clay minerals in a gumbotil associated with the Mahaska soil series in Keokuk County, Iowa, indicates that the principal clay mineral is a dioctahedral calcium montmorillonite. Other clay minerals present in this gumbotil are kaolinite and mica, although they are in much smaller percentages. The investigation also pointed out difficulties involved in analyzing this type of soil by standard X-ray procedures and the complications introduced in the analysis of soil samples with high iron content utilizing standard accepted diffraction techniques.

Publication Date

1964

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

71

Issue

1

First Page

342

Last Page

349

Copyright

© Copyright 1964 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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