Clays and clay Minerals journal The JOURNAL, in collaboration with colleagues at Springer Nature, publishes articles of interest to the international community of clay scientists, including but not limited to areas in mineralogy, crystallography, geology, geochemistry, sedimentology, soil science, agronomy, physical chemistry, colloid chemistry, ceramics, petroleum engineering, foundry engineering, and soil mechanics. Clays and Clay Minerals exists to disseminate to its worldwide readership the most recent developments in all of these aspects of clay materials. Manuscripts are welcome from all countries.

Clays and Clay Minerals is the official publication of The Clay Minerals Society. The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Joseph W. Stucki. Contact him at

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