CHARACTERISTICS

  • 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

DENSITY

  • It gets darker when wet and gives specific clay smell.

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in alkali hydroxide and acids
  • Insoluble in water

EFFECTS

  • It is very sticky in nature, harmless and catches fire easily

GRADES

  • Technical, N-F

USES

  • It is used in paint making, dry distempers, medicines, cosmetics and adhesives.

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