Origin of kaolin
Examples from the Web for kaolin
With this object, many rude arrowpoints, concretions of stone, and the kaolin disk mentioned above were also found.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895|Jesse Walter Fewkes
The kaolin is not fusible, the petuntze vitrifies and envelopes the kaolin, producing a smooth compact body which is translucent.Chats on Oriental China|J. F. Blacker
As a result of the decomposition of the feldspar, much clay is formed, the main substance of which is kaolin.Geology|William J. Miller
The substances used as a bond in manufacturing wheels are kaolin, a kind of clay, and feldspar.Electricity and Magnetism|Elisha Gray
It is almost always more than would be the case if the rock consisted of kaolin mixed with muscovite.
Word Origin for kaolin
"china clay," 1727, from French kaolin (1712), from Chinese Kao-ling, old-style transliteration of the name of a mountain in Jiangxi, China (near which it was originally dug up), from Chinese gao "high" + ling "mountain, hill."