Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of kaolinite shows partings between booklets and minor amounts of "wispy" illite-smectite clay from the No. 1-23 House Creek Federal well (semkaosm.gif). Scale bar, below the illite-smectite label, is 4 micrometers. Orignally from: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds-033/USGS_3D/ssx_txt/figure.htm
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Uploaded: Nov7 08