The extent of oxygen isotope-exchange in structural layers during the weathering of micas to expanding layer silicates has been investigated. Results suggest that oxygen isotope ratios can be used to determine the nature of chemical transformation in such weathering.-D.F.B. Materials Research Lab., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA 16802, USA.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Water Science and Technology
- Soil Science
- Geochemistry and Petrology
- Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)