Kaolinite is a clay mineral, part of the group of industrial minerals with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet of silica (SiO)

OCCURS IN SUDAN:

Kaolin is one of the most important clay minerals, which is found as sedimentary cover rocks in most parts of Sudan. Detailed studies were carried out in some locations in Khartoum and River Nile States. Kaolin deposits are characterized by excellent standards for utilization in ceramic industry in Sudan. The deposits of Kaolin in Sudan is mostly associated with the Late Cretaceous Nubian sandstone mudstone Formation.

 

Geologist : MOHAMMED OMER AHMED

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