Chapter 7. North Carolina–Mineral Producer for the Ceramic Industry

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. J. Philip Neal

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320181.ch7

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Neal, J. P. (1983) North Carolina–Mineral Producer for the Ceramic Industry, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1982 Fall Meeting of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares/Structural Clay: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 11/12 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320181.ch7

Author Information

  1. North Carolina State University, Minerals Research Lab 180 Coxe Ave., Asheville, NC 28801

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374054

Online ISBN: 9780470320181

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Keywords:

  • feldspar;
  • spodumene;
  • olivine;
  • pyrophyllite;
  • ceramic manufacturers

Summary

North Carolina leads the nation in production of feldspar, olivine, mica, spodumene, and pyrophyllite and has resources of other ceramic minerals as well. The North Carolina State University Minerals Research Lab offers techniques and knowledge for providing these needed raw materials to ceramic manufacturers, with acceptable grade specifications.