Eolian influence on Terra Rossa soils of Italy traced by quartz oxygen isotopic ratio

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Authors:Jackson, M. L.; Clayton, R. N.; Violante, A.; Violante, P.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Wis., Coll. Agric. and Soil Sci., Madison, WI, United States
Univ. Pavia, Inst. Mineral. Petrogr., Pavia, Italy
Univ. Chicago, United States
Univ. Napoli, Italy
Volume Title:7th International clay conference 1981; Proceedings
Volume Authors:Van Olphen, H., editor; Veniale, F.
Source:Vol.35, p.293-301; 7th International clay conference, Bologna and Pavia, Italy, Sept. 6-12, 1981, edited by H. Van Olphen and F. Veniale. Publisher: Elsevier Sci. Publ. Co., Amsterdam, Netherlands. ISBN: 0-444-42096-7
Publication Date:1982
Note:In English. 1 p. refs.; illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch map
Summary:Oxygen isotopic ratio determinations on quartz from terra rossa soils lying over and under carbonate rocks indicated that only a small portion of the quartz originated as residuum from the carbonates. Much of the now-weathered terra rossa material may be of aeolian (pyroclastic and Saharan) provenance. [D.J.M.]
Subjects:Framework silicates; Geochemistry; Isotopes; O-18/O-16; Oxygen; Quartz; Silica minerals; Silicates; Soil surveys; Soils; Stable isotopes; Surveys; Terra rossa; Wind transport; Europe; Italy; Southern Europe
Abstract Numbers:83M/1167
Record ID:1984001258
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom, Reference includes data from PASCAL, Institute de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
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