By David J. Nash, Sue J. McLaren

This cutting-edge quantity experiences either previous paintings and present examine, with contributions from across the world well-known specialists. The publication is equipped into fourteen chapters and designed to embody the total diversity of terrestrial geochemical sediments.

  • An up to date and complete survey of analysis within the box of geochemical sediments and landscapes
  • Discusses the most duricrusts, together with calcrete, laterite and silcrete
  • Considers deposits triggered in a number of springs, lakes, caves and near-coastal environments
  • Considers the variety of innovations utilized in the research of geochemical sediments, representing an important develop on past texts

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4B). , 1995). 1 Morphological types of calcrete horizons (in part sourced from Netterberg, 1967, 1980; Goudie, 1983; Esteban and Klappa, 1983; Wright, 1994; Alonso-Zarza, 2003) Calcrete type Characteristics Calcareous soil Very weakly cemented or uncemented soil with small carbonate accumulations as grain coatings, patches of powdery carbonate including needlefibre calcite, carbonate-filled fractures and small nodules Friable to firmly cemented soil with scattered nodules; 10–50% carbonate Fine loose powder of calcium carbonate as a continuous body with little or no nodule development, consisting of micrite or microspar, with etched silicate grains, peloids and root and fungal-related microfeatures.

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