Kaolin is referring to a group of clay minerals, such as kaolinite, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, derived from the alteration of aluminum silicate minerals, such as feldspars and mica.

It is used in medicine to treat digestive upsets, and in poultices.
Kaolinite is economically important in the ceramic and paper industries. The places where it is mostly found are the United Kingdon, the USA, and some countries in Europe and Asia.

-see also:
"Kaolin" is in the NAICS Code "212324"
  (Kaolin and Ball Clay MiningRubber clay mining and/or beneficiating)


"Kaolin" is in the HS Code "2507.00"
  - Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined.

"Kaolin" is in the UNSPSC Code "51171711"
  Kaolin mixture with pectin

Ref: 120667/2006-09-23

Kaolin refers to a white clay derived from rock composed chiefly of feldspar. The main chemical constituent is hydrous aluminium silicate.

-see also:
"Kaolin" is in the NAICS Code "212324"
  (Kaolin and Ball Clay MiningSlip clay mining and/or beneficiating)


"Kaolin" is in the HS Code "2507"
  Kaolin And Other Kaolinic Clays, Whether Or Not Calcined.

"Kaolin" is in the UNSPSC Code "11111803"
  Kaolin or other kaolinic clays

Ref: 86464/2006-09-14


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