Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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China clay

A white, powdery material arising from the decomposition of granite feldspar. The term originally applied to the beneficiated KAOLIN mined in Europe, but is now applied to all beneficiated kaolin. See also: CLAY ,

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