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Mud and Mudstone

By: PE Potter, Barry Maynard and Pedro Depetris
320 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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Mud and mudstone, the most abundant of all sediments and sedimentary rocks, are relevant to many different human activities and disciplines and thus have a widely scattered literature. Key topics in this book include the production of mud, its transport, the important role of bottom oxygen, sites of deposition, burial, provenance, mudstones in basins and an overview of practical uses followed by an appendix and extended glossary.


Mud Production.- Transport and Deposition.- Role of Oxygen.- Mud in Modern Envrionments.- Burial.- Provenance.- Stratigraphy of Shaly Basins.- Practicalities.

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By: PE Potter, Barry Maynard and Pedro Depetris
320 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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Aus den Rezensionen: "Das von den Autoren aus den USA und Argentinien verfasste Buch wendet sich an Geologen und Mineralogen ! Jedes Kapitel enthalt ein Literaturverzeichnis ! Ein Glossary von 10 Seiten sowie eine Zusammenstellung der Tonminerale machen das Buch zu einem wertvollen Nachschlagewerk." (Tone, Tonsteine und Rutschungen, in: GMIT -- Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen, 2006, Issue 25, S. 100)

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