Clays and Clay Minerals

(The TQCC of Clays and Clay Minerals is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Comprehensive Examination of Dehydroxylation of Kaolinite, Disordered Kaolinite, and Dickite: Experimental Studies and Density Functional Theory42
Organo-Modification of Montmorillonite41
Clays in Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products19
Modification of Halloysite Nanotubes for Enhancement of Gas-Adsorption Capacity17
The Potential Use of Clay-Fly Ash Geopolymer in the Design of Active-Passive Liners: A Review15
Effect of the SiO2/Al2O3 Molar Ratio on the Microstructure and Properties of Clay-based Geopolymers: A Comparative Study of Kaolinite-based and Halloysite-based Geopol14
Synthesis of Zeolite Nay From Dealuminated Metakaolin as Ni Support for Co2 Hydrogenation to Methane14
Solubility of Calcined Kaolinite, Montmorillonite, and Illite in High Molar NaOH and Suitability as Precursors for Geopolymers14
New Insight into the Relationships Between Structural and Ftir Spectroscopic Features of Kaolinites14
Halloysite-Based Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications13
Energy Modeling of Competition Between Tubular and Platy Morphologies of Chrysotile and Halloysite Layers12
Composite Biodegradable Polymeric Matrix Doped With Halloysite Nanotubes for the Repair of Bone Defects in Dogs12
High-Temperature, Resistant, Argillite-Based, Alkali-Activated Materials with Improved Post-Thermal Treatment Mechanical Strength12
Purification of Turkish Bentonites and Investigation of the Contact Angle, Surface Free Energy and Zeta Potential Profiles of Organo-Bentonites as a Function of CTAB Concentration11
Benefits and Risks of Clays and Clay Minerals to Human Health From Ancestral to Current Times: A Synoptic Overview11
Functional Montmorillonite/Polymer Coatings11
Surface and Structural Properties of Clay Materials Based on Natural Saponite11
Solubility of Precursors and Carbonation of Waterglass-Free Geopolymers10
Potassium Reserves in the Clay Fraction of a Tropical Soil Fertilized for Three Decades10
Adsorption of Bisphenol A from Aqueous Solution by HDTMA-Tunisian Clay Synthesized Under Microwave Irradiation: A Parametric and Thermodynamic Study9
Synthesis and Evaluation of Betaine Copolymer Filtrate Reducer for Drilling Mud9
Dissolution Rates of Allophane With Variable Fe Contents: Implications for Aqueous Alteration and the Preservation of X-Ray Amorphous Materials on Mars9
Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Genesis of Kaolinitic Claystone Deposits in the Datong Coalfield, Northern China9
Automated Full-Pattern Summation of X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data for High-Throughput Quantification of Clay-Bearing Mixtures9
Optimization of Hydrogen Generation by Catalytic Hydrolysis of NaBH4 with Halloysite-Supported CoB Catalyst Using Response Surface Methodology9
Fabrication of Ceramic, Hollow-Fiber Membrane: The Effect of Bauxite Content and Sintering Temperature8
Genesis of Palygorskite in the Neogene Baiyanghe Formation in Yangtaiwatan Basin, Northwest China, Based on the Mineralogical Characteristics and Occurrence of Enriched Trace Elements and Ree8
Co-Modification of Bentonite by CTAB and Silane and its Performance in Oil-Based Drilling Mud8
Halloysite Nanotube Vehicles for Drug Delivery Through a Model Blood–Brain Barrier7
Incorporation of Mo6+ in Ferrihydrite, Goethite, and Hematite7
Improvement of Physical-Chemical and Rheological Properties of Ghardaïa Loess (Southern Algeria) Using Bentonite Clay and Lime7
Transformation of Magnesite to Sepiolite and Stevensite: Characteristics and Genesis (Çayirbaği, Konya, Turkey)6
Bionanocomposite Beads Based on Montmorillonite and Biopolymers as Potential Systems for Oral Release of Ciprofloxacin6
Porewater Content, Pore Structure and Water Mobility in Clays and Shales from NMR Methods6
Thermal Analysis and Thermal Reactions of Smectites: a Review of Methodology, Mechanisms, and Kinetics6
Preparation and Characterization of Halloysite-Based Carriers for Quercetin Loading and Release6
Formation of Humboldtine During the Dissolution of Hematite in Oxalic Acid – Density Functional Theory (DFT) Calculations and Experimental Verification6
Gentamicin-Montmorillonite Intercalation Compounds as an Active Component of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Bionanocomposite Films with Antimicrobial Properties6
Montmorillonite-Hydrochar Nanocomposites as Examples of Clay–Organic Interactions Delivering Ecosystem Services6
Effect of Montmorillonite Layer Charge on the Thermal Stability of Bentonite6
Review: Progress with Functional Materials Based on Loess Particles6
Fighting Against Plant Saline Stress: Development of a Novel Bioactive Composite Based on Bentonite and L-Proline5
Synthesis of a Composite Aerogel of Reduced Graphene Oxide Supported by Two-Dimensional Montmorillonite Nanolayers for Methylene Blue Removal5
Clay Material of an Eocene Deposit (Khanguet Rheouis, Tunisia): Identification Using Geochemical and Mineralogical Characterization5
Niclosamide-Exfoliated Anionic Clay Nanohybrid Repurposed as an Antiviral Drug for Tackling Covid-19; Oral Formulation with Tween 60/Eudragit S1005
Methods for Determination of the Layer Charge of Smectites: A Critical Assessment of Existing Approaches5
Adsorption of Alkaline Phosphates on Palygorskite and Sepiolite: A Tradeoff Between Enzyme Protection and Inhibition5
Functionalized Halloysite Nanotubes for Enhanced Removal of Hg2+ Ions From Aqueous Solutions5
Synthesis of Magnetic Sulfonated Carbon/Fe3O4/Palygorskite Composites and Application as a Solid Acid Catalyst5
Performance of Low-Grade Calcined Clays as Supplementary Cementitious Material in Relation to their Geological Characteristics4
K-Ar and Rb-Sr Dating of Nanometer-Sized Smectite-Rich Mixed Layers From Bentonite Beds of the Campos Basin (Rio De Janeiro State, Brazil)4
Ionicity of Clay–Cation Bonds in Relation to Dispersive Behavior of Mg and K Soil Clays as Influenced by pH4
The Effect of the Starting Mineralogical Mixture on the Nature of Fe-Serpentines Obtained during Hydrothermal Synthesis AT 90°C4
Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Ice-Dammed Lake Sediments of the Lębork Deposit4
Polytypism of Cronstedtite From Nagybörzsöny, Hungary4
Preliminary Evaluation of Natural Antibacterial Clays for Treating Wound Infections4
Fabrication of Anthocyanin/Montmorillonite Hybrid Pigments to Enhance Their Environmental Stability and Application in Allochroic Composite Films4
Synthesis and Characterization of Al-Pillared Bentonite for Remediation of Chlorinated Pesticide-Contaminated Water4
A FIB-SEM Study of Illite Morphology in Aeolian Rotliegend Sandstones: Implications for Understanding the Petrophysical Properties of Reservoir Rocks4
Naproxen/Layered Double Hydroxide Composites for Tissue-Engineering Applications: Physicochemical Characterization and Biological Evaluation4
A Review of the Reactivity of Phosphatase Controlled by Clays and Clay Minerals: Implications for Understanding Phosphorus Mineralization in Soils4
Cloisite 10A as an Effective Antibacterial Agent in Polymer Matrices: Role of Nanoscale Roughness and Interfacial Interactions4
One-Pot Synthesis of Sulfonated Carbon/Palygorskite Solid-Acid Catalyst for the Esterification of Oleic Acid with Methanol4
A Density Functional Theory (DFT) Investigation of Sulfur-Based Adsorbate Interactions on Alumina and Calcite Surfaces4
Effect of Alkali Concentration on Swelling Characteristics of Transformed Kaolinitic Clays4
Adsorptive Removal Of Ni2+ Ions From Aqueous Solutions by Nodular Sepiolite (Meerschaum) and Industrial Sepiolite Samples From Eskişehir, Turkey4
Effects of Bio-Based Plasticizers, Made From Starch, on the Properties of Fresh and Hardened Metakaolin-Geopolymer Mortar: Basic Investigations4
Effect of temperature on the synthesis of g-C3N4/montmorillonite and its visible-light photocatalytic properties4