What Is Clay Soil Made of?

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Clay soil is made of gradual chemical weathering of rocks which bear silicate formed over a period of time. Some clay minerals are formed by hydrothermal activity where clay deposits are formed in places of residual. They are mainly formed in areas of very low energy such as marine and large lakes.
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