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Bentonite

Scope note

A soft plastic light-colored clay formed by the chemical alteration of volcanic ash; it can swell to several times its original volume when placed in water.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300010461

Broader Terms used

slip

Created

12yrs ago

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