Weathering of rocks

The mechanisms of physical and chemical weathering are reviewed. The breakdown of silicate minerals to secondary crystalline phases is described with reference to the mobilities of the common ions, ion fixation, leaching, influence of crystal structure and environmental factors. The chemical weathering products of common rock types are outlined. (A)

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 55-79
  • Monograph Title: Geologists and quarries
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: ARR 80

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01440617
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 869013288
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 11:04PM