Quantitative relationships between soil color and hematite content

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Authors:Torrent, J.; Schwertmann, U.; Fechter, H.; Alferez, F.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Esc. Tec. Super. Ing. Agron., Dep. Edafol., Cordoba, Spain
Other:
Tech. Univ. Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
Volume Title:Soil Science
Source:Soil Science, 136(6), p.354-358. Publisher: Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore, MD, United States. ISSN: 0038-075X
Publication Date:1983
Note:In English. 21 refs.; illus. incl. 1 table
Summary:Using redness ratings derived both from visual (Munsel) and spectrophotometric colour measurement, the pigmenting power of hematite was found to be approximately twice as high in European soils (mainly Alfisols) as in Brazilian soils (Oxisols and Ultisols). [D.J.M.]
Subjects:Alfisols; Color; Composition; Hematite; Inceptisols; Mineral composition; Minerals; Morphology; Oxides; Oxisols; Properties; Soil surveys; Soils; Surveys; Ultisols; Brazil; Central Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Iberian Peninsula; Portugal; South America; Southern Europe; Spain; Western Europe
Abstract Numbers:84M/3773
Record ID:1984042572
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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