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Zeolites and zeolitic tuff in Jordan

Zeolites and zeolitic tuff in Jordan

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Published by Deanship of Academic Research, University of Jordan in [Amman] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHani N. Khoury ... [et al.].
SeriesPublications of Deanship of Academic Research, University Of Jordan ;, 2003/4
ContributionsKhoury, Hani Nicola.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3762980M
LC Control Number2003468161

  ZEOLITE - (Zeolitic Tuff) - Jordan - En ZEOLITE - (Zeolitic Tuff) Zeolites comprise a series of crystalline, hydrated aluminum-silicates of alkaline elements, which are porous, fine-grained, hydrated minerals common in sedimentary rocks of volcanic origin. Zeolites have been widely used in various industries, leading to a high commercial value; this is mainly due to the wide diversity of naturally occurring species and the ability to synthesize new types. In the cement and concrete industry, natural zeolite is a popular natural pozzolanic material in some regions of the world owing to their economic, environmental, and technical advantages. Zeolite, any member of a family of hydrated aluminosilicate minerals that contain alkali and alkaline-earth metals. The zeolites are noted for their lability toward ion-exchange and reversible dehydration. Learn more about the characteristics and structure of zeolites in this article.


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For Mikawer and Aritain, total zeolites are 57% and CEC is meq/g [17]. Hannon samples are gray faujasite-phillipsite in 6 m thick horizon, have 29% faujasite (highest in Jordan), 45% total. Buy OCCURENCES AND PROPERTIES OF JORDAINIAN ZEOLITES AND ZEOLITIC TUFF: Jordanian Zeolitic Tuff on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders OCCURENCES AND PROPERTIES OF JORDAINIAN ZEOLITES AND ZEOLITIC TUFF: Jordanian Zeolitic Tuff: Al Dwairi, Reyad, Khoury, Hani, Ibrahim, Khalil: : BooksPrice: $ zeolite mineral and organic matter.

The results were compared with zeolite substrate based on Bulgarian zeolite. MATERIAL AND METHODS Jordanian brown zeolite tuff (JZT) from North – East Jordan deposit (Aritain area), which belongs to phillipsite type of zeolites (approximately 30 % philipsite content in.

Zeolite minerals compose 10–60% of the whole volcanic tuff rocks. Thermal analysis indicates high stability for temperature difference.

The deposit might be of great importance for Jordan. The results confirmed that this natural zeolitic tuff can be used as a filler of stable geopolymers with high mechanical properties and high adsorption capacity towards methylene blue and Cu(II) ions.

The XRD measurements showed that the phillipsite peaks (major mineral constituent of Jordanian zeolite) were disappeared upon by: Zeolitic tuff from Al-Tafila area (southern Jordan) has been investigated and tested for its uptake of ammonium (NH4 +) from treated domestic wastewater using pilot plant scale column system.

Abstract. The sorption of zinc, strontium, technetium, cadmium, caesium, mercury, lead, plutonium and americium from their aqueous solutions by natural zeolitic materials from Metaxades (Greece), Nižný Hrabovec (Slovakia), synthetic zeolites Nalsit and Ysit (VURUP, Slovakia) and bentonites from Melos Island (Greece) and Jelsový Potok (Slovakia) was investigated using a batch-type procedure.

Grain size and permeability seem to correlate with zeolite mineralogy in some tuffs. Both a high pH and high salinity favor rapid reaction of volcanic glass to form zeolites.

Zeolitic mineral assemblages in thick sequences of sedimentary rocks are zoned from the most hydrous nearest the surface to the least hydrous at depth. Purchase Zeolites: Facts, Figures, Future, Volume 49 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNof results for Books: "Zeolites" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

Eligible for Free Shipping. First Aid Guide to Minerals: Learn how salts, muds, clays, zeolite and diatomaceous earth can save lives in emergencies. (Mineral Healing) by Galina. Zeolitic tuff used in the present study was obtained from Jabal Al Aritayn in northeast Jordan.

The bulk sample was sieved into three different grain sizes (Table 1) and washed by distilled water to remove surface dust. Then it had been dried at ºC for 12 h. The model of SEM used is shown in Fig. Acid activation, however, attacked the zeolite structure, particularly of zeolites rich in aluminium or poor in silicon, e.g., phillipsite and chabazite.

The alteration of the zeolite structure by acid could account for the decrease of atrazine adsorption observed with both tuff types and for the absolute low adsorption of NYT relative to T-CPL.

Fifteen zeolite-bearing volcanoclastites from Northern Sardinia and three zeolitized tuffs from Campania and Tuscany (Sorano and Campanian ignimbrites and Neapolitan Yellow Tuff) were taken into account.

The zeolitic component of the zeolitized tuff sample varies significantly over the length of the core. Optical petrography and scanning electron microscopy/energy-dispersive spectroscopy (SEM/EDS) provide some of the best data for characterizing the presence of Zeolites and zeolitic tuff in Jordan book and distinguishing between zeolitic phases (See Fig.

The most abundant rock type in the volcano is scoriaceous tuff and zeolitic tuff. The zeolites occur as cement to palagonite clasts and as filling inside the vesicles, making about 30% of the rock. Handbook of Natural Zeolites provides a comprehensive and updated summary of all important aspects of natural zeolites science and technology.

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The zeolitic tuff of the Aritayn Formation (Fig. 4c) and the Hassan scoriaceous tuff (Fig. 4d) are very similar in lithology. The difference is that the clasts in the former unit are cemented by zeolites and calcite. The zeolitic tuff consists of stratified, sorted, air-fall volcaniclastic (tuff, labillistone, volcanic breccia and agglomerate).

The zeolitization process of the volcanic tuff in Jordan is widespread and of regional distribution. The identified zeolites are phillipsite and chabazite with subordinate associations of faujasite and analcime.

Zeolites are among the most common authigenic silicates in sedimentary rocks. They occur in a wide variety of rocks types and are especially common in altered vitric tuffs. Zeolites are tectosilicates and have a 3-dimensional anion framework with an atomic ratio of (Al+Si): O= A similar treatment for gaseous effluent such as SO 2 and NO X is discussed and progress in the use of zeolitic tuff to control heavy metal pollutants and chlorinated hydrocarbons is also reviewed.

The list of uses for natural zeolite has become longer each year and it is now time for UK industry to show more of an interest in these. In this work, removal of fluoride (defluoridation) was investigated using mixtures of Jordanian zeolitic tuff, pozzolana, feldspar, and Tripoli.

Triploi was used to increase the silica content of. Handbook of Natural Zeolites provides a comprehensive and updated summary of all important aspects of natural zeolites science and technology.

The e-book contains four sections covering the relevant scientific background, established technologies, recent discoveries and future perspectives.

All 28 chapters in this handbook are presented by highly respected scientists and leaders in natural 5/5(1). Jordanian zeolitic tuffs (JZT) are hydrated alumino-silicates of the alkaline and earth metals principally; Na, K, Ca, and Mg.

JZT minerals were generated from alteration of volcanic tuff in northeast and central of Jordan. The zeolite content in these tuffs varies from 20% to 65%.

mineralogy and authigenesis of zeolitic tuff from Tall-Juhira and Tall Amir, south Jordan. Al-Dwairi et al. () studied the occurrences and properties of Jordanian zeolites and zeolitic tuff, establishing a database for Jordanian zeolites to be used by researchers. Most volcanic eruptions in south Jordan.

Manolov, et al () used Jordanian zeolitic tuff from Aritain (north east Jordan) as raw material for the preparation of Keywords: Pozzolana, Al Hala volcano, Volcanic Tuff, Zeolites, Phillipsite, Soil Amendment, Plant growth. Department of Natural Resources and Chemical Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Tafila Technical University, Tafila.

Zeolitic tuff from Al-Tafila area (southern Jordan) has been investigated and tested for its uptake of ammonium (NH4 +) from treated domestic wastewater using pilot plant scale column system. The zeolitic volcanic tuff from Jabal Al-Ataita is mainly represented by vitric and vitric crystal tuff.

In this zeolitic tuff deposits, a percentage of. The CEC values in the TM and HN samples as given in Table 1 are higher than the South African natural zeolites and similar to zeolitic tuff from other localities from Jordan. It is important to note that the CEC value is usually related to zeolite percentage in the sample and to zeolite mineral type.

Suspension wt% of zeolitic tuff is mixed in a mixer on 4 r/m with addition of organic component -quaternary amine with long carbon chain, the most suitable are dioctadecyldimethyl amine, octadecylthreemethyl amine, octadecyldimethylbenzyl amine and similar compounds, in the amount of meq/g of zeolitic tuff.

The processes of new C-C bond formations are crucial for the organic synthesis. The application domains of the reactions proceeding with formation of new C-C bonds have constantly developed along with the development of the world-wide economy branches. Thus, starting from raw materials such as oil, coal and natural gas a great variety of complex organic compounds are obtained that can be used.

Zeolite synthesis is an active field of research. As long as this continues, new phases will be discovered and new techniques for preparing existing phases will appear. This edition of Verified Synthesis of Zeolitic Materials contains all the recipes from the first edition plus 24 new recipes.

Almjadleh, M, Alasheh, S, Raheb, I () Use of natural and modified jordanian zeolitic tuff for removal of cadmium (II) from aqueous solutions. Jordan Journal of.

Over the last years, a number of investigations were conducted to test the use of natural zeolites as low-cost adsorbents for the removal of heavy metals [], salts [], and ammonium ions [].Zeolite-based adsorbents have a unique crystalline microporous structure and high metal-binding capacity [12,13], and in some cases are suitable for detoxifying the body by consumption [].

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Download books for free. Find books. Petrographic Analysis. More than samples of the zeolitic tuff were studied through polarizing microscope and XRD.

It can be argued that the zeolitic tuff composed of assemblages of minerals that can be subdivided into zeolite minerals (phillipsite, chabazite, faujasite and analcime), volcanic glass (palagonite and sideromelane), associated with calcite, Fe-Ti oxides, xenolithes and.

Chemical compositions of natural zeolites, porcelanite (opal-CT) and local sands were determined by X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and correlated with their Pb(II) removal efficiencies.

Zeolites and porcelanite were from the Mikawer, Aritain and Hannon areas in Jordan. Sands (white, red and yellow) were from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The effect of Pb(II) concentration and zeolite dosage on. R 2+ - R + - Si compositional plot (left) and Na - (Ca+Mg+Sr) - K plot (right) of the high quality clinoptilolite series analyses compiled in Deer et al., ().Black squares represent heulandite analyses, all with Si/Al less than In the Na - (Ca+Mg+Sr) - K plot the solid circles represent compositions from terrestrial occurrences, while the open circles represent those from the deep sea.

Mixtures of volcanic and zeolitic tuffs from Jordan with other natural materials such as marl, sand, kaolinite and bentonite were prepared and tested for Proctor compaction in order to determine the best blend to achieve the highest dry density for use in a landfill liner. Compaction tests indicate that volcanic tuffs have higher dry densities than the zeolitic tuffs.

The presence of zeolitic. Zeolitic tuff and kaolin were used as adsorbents and were collected from different areas in Jordan. Batch adsorption experiments using synthetic Fe 3+ and Cu 2+ solutions were employed to study the effects of adsorbent dose, initial concentration, particle size, pH, and temperature on metal uptake.

Zeolites are microporous, aluminosilicate minerals commonly used as commercial adsorbents and catalysts. The term zeolite was originally coined in by Swedish mineralogist Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, who observed that rapidly heating the material, believed to have been stilbite, produced large amounts of steam from water that had been adsorbed by the material.

Abstract. The capacity of Jordanian zeolite tuff for the removal of lead and nickel ions from aqueous solutions has been investigated under different conditions, namely zeolite particle size, initial solution pH, initial metal ion concentration, slurry concentration and solution temperature.

Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 4, No. 1, - 22 - Mn+2 and Cd+2 Removal from Industrial Wastewater Using Phillipsitic Tuff from Jabal Uniza, Southern Jordan Reyad A. Al Dwairi 1) and Mousa H.

Gougazeh 1) 1) Department of Natural Resources and Chemical Engineering, Tafila Technical University, P.O.

Box (), Code (), Tafila, Jordan. X-ray powder diffraction analysis allows quantitative determination of mineralogical composition of zeolitic tuffs, including the type of zeolite, and is crucial for any further application of natural zeolites. A typical X-ray powder diffractogram is shown on Figure 3.Use of zeolitic tuff in the building industry / C.

Colella, M. de' Dennaro, R. Aiello Natural zeolites in solar energy heating, cooling, and energy storage / Dimiter I.

Tchernev Use of natural zeolites in agronomy, horticulture, and environmental soil remediation / Douglas W. Ming, Earl R. Allen.