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ECO 7

The ceramic potential of Alberta clays and shales

Many geographical areas and geological formations were missed when the ceramic suitability of materials was studied early this century. Geological formations that are useful for the production of structural clay products or pottery are Pleistocene ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1982-01-01

ESN 1980-A

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part II

From the same area, samples of Kaskapau Formation dry well, firing range is moderate to long, and the milk chocolate brown colour could be acceptable in "earth colour" pottery or structural clay products. A sample from the Bearpaw Formation in the ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1980-01-01

ESN 1977-A

Stoneware and low duty refractory clays associated with the Athabasca Oil Sands

Open-pit mining of the Athabasca Oil Sands in the Fort McMurray area removes most of the overburden from basal McMurray Formation clays which have potential for use as stoneware and low heat duty refractories. Thorough evaluation of these basal ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1977-01-01

ESN 1978-A

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part I

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part I Clays from the Luscar Formation show the most potential as they work well, extrude well, and dry well in addition to firing to an appealing dark chocolate colour at the end of ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1978-01-01

OFR 1992-01

The Battle Formation in Central Alberta as a Source of Low Alkali Clay for Cement

The Battle Formation in Central Alberta as a Source of Low Alkali Clay for Cement The Battle Formation recently has been recognized as a potential source of the low alkali clay (<1.6 %) needed to produce low alkali cement. Exposures of the ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1992-01-01