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Geochemistry of loess and carbonate residuum

Richard J Ebens

Geochemistry of loess and carbonate residuum

an examination of geochemical variability of two surficial geologic units in Missouri

by Richard J Ebens

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior,Geologic Survey, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Reston, Va.?], Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loess -- Missouri -- Analysis,
  • Sediments (Geology) -- Missouri -- Analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-32

    Statementby Richard J. Ebens and Jon J. Connor
    SeriesGeochemical survey of Missouri, Geological Survey professional paper -- 954-G
    ContributionsConnor, Jon J, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15402930M
    LC Control Number80607796

    acquired in carbonate geochemistry resulting in a voluminous journal literature and many books on specialized topics. However, with the exception of the now classic book by Bathurst () on carbonate sediments and their diagenesis, no work has been produced that presents an overview of sedimentary carbonate Size: 9MB. The field of geochemistry involves study of the chemical composition of the Earth and other planets, the composition of rocks and soils, the cycles that involve the earth's chemical components, and the interaction of those cycles with land and water.

    Intended as an introduction to geochemistry - an increasingly important part of earth science, this book emphasizes the application of geochemistry to geologic problems - presenting carefully selected examples from actual field and laboratory studies/5(29). Geochemistry is an interdisciplinary subject which touches geophysics, geology, astronomy, planetary sciences, atmospheric science, physics, chemistry, biology, material sciences, and others. The subject has evolved from a substantially descriptive to a highly quantitative and predictive discipline.

    The chemical and mineralogical compositions of sediments and sedimentary rocks are extremely diverse. Sediments may be classified according to the origin of the minerals composing the bulk sediment, with end-members being referred to as terrigenous, biogenic or metalliferous sediment. Groundwater flow in playa lake environments: impact on gold and pathfinder element distributions in groundwaters surrounding mesothermal gold deposits, St. Ives area, Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia.


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GEOCHEMISTRY OF LOESS AND CARBONATE RESIDUUM By RICHARD J. EBENS and jON J. CONNOR ABSTRACT Alluvium, loess, glacial till, and carbonate residuum are the four most prominent surficial geologic materials in the landscape of Missouri.

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