DryPowder; DryPowder, PelletsLargeCrystals; Liquid; OtherSolid;GREY TO WHITE POWDER OR LUMPS.
Montmorillonite; bentoquatam; Benclay; Bentonite magma; Bentonite Nanoclay, calcian-sodian; aluminium phyllosilicate
dioxosilane; oxo(oxoalumanyloxy)alumane; hydrate
99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%
Relative density (water = 1): 2.5
Insoluble in water and common organic solvents;Solubility in water: none
White to gray powder
A clay containing appreciable amounts of the clay mineral montmorillonite; light yellow or green, cream, pink, gray to black solid;The color in the massive condition varies from yellowish-white to almost black. The powder is cream colored to pale brown.;Light to cream-colored impalpable powder;The Clay Spur benonite usually ranges from 0.5 to 2 meters thick ... generally light yellowish green on the outcrop, becoming bluish green away from the outcrop.;Southern or subbentonites are waxy and vary from blue when fresh to yellow when weathered.;Tertiary bentonite ranges from white to gray to yellow;Texas calcium bentonites range from 0.5 to 3 meters thick and varies from yellow to green to dark brown.;Cheto Arizona bentonite is white to light gray.
Suspensions are most stable at a pH above 7.