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Soil Science Society of America Journal Abstract -

Heating Sample Plate for X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Clays1


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  1. Vol. 38 No. 3, p. 537-539
    Received: June 15, 1973
    Accepted: Nov 7, 1973

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  1. S. B. Weed and
  2. R. A. Leonard2



An inexpensive heating sample plate for X-ray diffraction studies of clay minerals is described. The plate is supported on a machined massive pyrophyllite base which fits in the sample mount of an X-ray diffractometer. Temperatures up to 450C are readily attained.

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