- It is also called K OLENE
- Composition: Alumina 40%,Silica 55%, Water and other chemicals 5%
- It is white, grey, or yellow colored natural clay
- It gets darker when wet and gives specific clay smell.
- Soluble in alkali hydroxide and acids
- Insoluble in water
- It is very sticky in nature, harmless and catches fire easily
- Technical, N-F
- It is used in paint making, dry distempers, medicines, cosmetics and adhesives.