kaolin is used in paper filler and coatings in cosmetics in ceramics as well as ceramic proppants in addition to many filler or absorbent applications. pure kaolin is a relatively soft mineral with a mohs hardness of 2 – 2.5. however mined kaolinite may have a minor portion of abrasive impurities such as quartz / sand.
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kaolinite. kaolinite is a layered silicate clay mineral which forms from the chemical weathering of feldspar or other aluminum silicate minerals. it is usually white with occasionally a red color impurity due to iron oxide or blue or brown from other minerals.
kaolinite by name was known since the yuan (mongol) dynasty in the thirteenth century as "kaolin earth" and was first properly described by song yingxing in 1637 in his book tian gong kai wu (translated: "introduction to heaven's handicrafts" or "the exploitation of the works of nature").
uses. the main use of the mineral kaolinite (about 50% of the time) is the production of paper; its use ensures the gloss on some grades of coated paper. kaolin is also known for its capabilities to induce and accelerate blood clotting.
kaolinite also has a very similar chemical formula to serpentine and is sometimes considered a member of the serpentine group. kaolinite is the most common clay mineral and entire clay deposits can be composed of this mineral. there are many commercial kaolinite mines where this mineral is mined in large volumes for its various industrial uses.
kaolinite is the most abundant clay mineral and is used for pottery and ceramics. it is also very important in the production of paper and is used in pharmaceuticals as an ingredient in some medications such as stomach soothers. kaolinite is also used as an ingredient in some cosmetics soaps paint gloss and toothpastes.