Chapter 2 Clay Minerals as Natural Nanosheets

  title={Chapter 2 Clay Minerals as Natural Nanosheets},
  author={Robert A. Schoonheydt and Yasushi Umemura},
Particles with nanometer dimensions (nanoparticles) are all around us. The finest particles of sand are blown by the wind over thousands of kilometers. The finest particles of soils are either eroded by the wind in extremely dry conditions or by water under wet conditions and deposited hundreds of kilometers or more from the origin. The air contains… CONTINUE READING