PEDOGENIC MATERIALS - SILCRETE, FERRICRETE, LATERITE, BAUXITE, CALCRETE, GYPCRETE: LECTURE TO POSTGRADUATE COURSE

This report gives a definition of the pedogenic materials studied and details of their mineralogy solubility, chemistry of solution, mobilization and of the precipitation and crystallization of iron, aluminium, silica, calcium carbonate and gypsum. Mention is made of the relationships between laterites, ferricretes, bauxites, silcrete, calcrete and gypcrete, and of their engineering properties. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of New South Wales

    School of Civil Engineering, Anzac Parade
    Kensington, New South Wales  Australia  2033
  • Authors:
    • Grant, K
  • Publication Date: 1975-8-21

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00164272
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Report Number L39 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1978 12:00AM