BL3120D. The Clays and Ceramic Industries of Texas, by A. D. Potter and David McKnight, Jr. 228 p., 19 figs., 7 tables, 1931. Downloadable PDF.
Chapter I. The Ceramic Industries of Texas
Portland Cement-Clay Products-Gypsum-Lime-Fuller's Earth-Possibilities for further development.
Chapter II. Properties of Clay
I. Origin and occurrence of clay. II. Changes in clay deposits subsequent to their deposition. III. The mineral content of clays.
IV. Physical properties of clay.
Chapter III. Clay-working Methods
Methods of winning the clay-Methods of transportation-Clay storage and preparation for disintegration-Disintegration and tempering-The process and method of forming-Drying clay ware-Burning.
Chapter IV. Cementing Materials
Chapter V. Special Ceramic Materials
Kaolin-Other special clays-Fuller's earth-Feldspar-Diatomaceous earth.
Tables I and II. Data from The University of Texas Bulletin No. 102
Table III. Chemical analyses of Texas Clays and Shales made by the Bureau of Industrial Chemistry
Table IV. Ceramic tests made by the Bureau of Industrial Chemistry
Discussion of samples shown in Tables III and IV
Table V. Preliminary Ceramic tests made for the S. A. and A. P. Ry.
Table VI. Data from The University of Texas Bulletin No. 1814
Table VII. Reports of Ceramic tests made by the San AntonioChamber of Commerce
List of samples discussed
Table of temperature equivalents
Methods of testing clays
Keywords: clay, clays, ceramics, cements, Fullers earth. shales, Texas
Potter, A. D., and McKnight, David, Jr., 1931, The Clays and Ceramic Industries of Texas: University of Texas, Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, UT Bulletin 3120, 228 p.