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Title: Weathering in tertiary gravels, a schist, and a meta-sediment in N.E. Scotland
Author: Koppi, A. J.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3601 8534
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 1977
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The salient points of the thesis are summarised as follows. 1. The first chapter is essentially a review of chemical and mineralogical transformations accompanying the weathering of some primary rock forming minerals, and includes a discussion of feldspars, trioctahedral and dioctahedral mica, quartz, chalcedony, opal, metamorphic, accessory, and opaque minerals, and ferromagnesian minerals. Included therein is a hypothesis for the mechanism of formation and layered structure of hydrobiotite. 2. A brief review of the geology, geomorphology,
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Gravel ; Schists ; Sediments (Geology)