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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 374245, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/374245
Research Article

Physicochemical Properties of Handere Clays and Their Use as a Building Material

Department of Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mustafa Kemal University, İskenderun, 31200 Hatay, Turkey

Received 1 April 2015; Revised 6 May 2015; Accepted 7 May 2015

Academic Editor: Fa-Nian Shi

Copyright © 2015 Yasin Erdoğan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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