Clay samples are very much in demand from CSSJ members. In response to this demand, the CSSJ distributes clay mineral samples used as standard samples in research activities (CSSJ Standard Clay Samples). We have the following samples, prepared with the help of supporting members, available for members.

Name Minerals Member price
(A/B) JPY
Non-member price
(A) JPY
JCSS-3101 Montmorillonite (Tsukinuno) 4000/2000 5000
JCSS-3102 Montmorillonite (Mikawa) 2500/1000 3500
JCSS-3501 Synthetic saponite (Kunimine Industries Co., Ltd.) 6000/4000 7000
JCSS-2101 Pyrophyllite (Shokozan) 6000/4000 7000
JCSS-1301 Dickite (Shokozan) 6000/4000 7000
JCSS-1101 Kaolinite (Kanpaku) 4000/2000 5000

Price A: Price for the first 100 g (domestic postage included))
Price B: Price for each additional 100 g (up to 500 g)
To purchase samples, e-mail us the name of the sample, the quantity you want, and the address to which you want the sample to be sent. Fill out the purchase application form and send it to the Standard Clay Sample Committee.

Purchase application form

Standard Clay Sample Committee
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Research Institute for Geo-Resources and Environment
1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8561 Japan
Tel:029-861-2475、Fax:029-861-3717
E-mail: masaya-suzuki[at]aist.go.jp (please change [at] to @.)