Kaolinite


Composition: Al2Si2O5(OH)4
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Colourless, white, pale-yellow
Lustre : Pearly, dull, earthy
Hardness (H) : 1
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 2.6

Distribution

Common. Widely distributed.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • Country Rock
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone