NJG52-4-08
1972
Weathering of Micaceous Minerals
52
4
451-452

X-ray diffraction studies indicate that weathering of podsols containing major amounts of both di- and trioctahedral micas results in a progressive breakdown of the latter, while dioctahedral structures remain unaffected. It is suggested that the one disintegrating releases potassium into solution inhibiting the other.

0029-196X
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