In the revised edition of the book emphasis is placed on the classification and description of modern and ancient sediments. They are described in the context of their origin, transport, deposition and distribution. The book covers the main rock groups while commonly studied varieties are illustrated with thin sections. The subject of deposits is discussed in the following sections: fragmental deposits; transportation; sedimentary structures; rudaceous deposits; arenaceous deposits; argillaceous deposits; limestones; magnesian limestones and dolomites; siliceous deposits; ferruginous deposits; carbonaceous deposits; phosphatic deposits; and, evaporites. /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Allen (George) and Unwin

    40 Museum Street
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Greensmith, J T
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 241 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189599
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0 04 552011 9
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM