interstratified


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interstratified

(ˌɪntəˈstrætɪˌfaɪd)
adj
(Geological Science) geology (of a series of rock strata) arranged in alternating beds
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The clay was dominated by kaolinite with small proportions of illite with interstratified clay minerals (illite and kaolinite).
Microbial reduction of structural iron in interstratified illite-smectite minerals by a sulfate-reducing bacterium.
Soils with low SAGBI scores were abundant throughout the basin margins of the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys as well as across land interstratified between recent alluvial fan deposits of the Mokelumne, Tuolumne, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Kings and Kern rivers.
In this sense, Clayton and Pearce (2000) established a clay-mineral transition from interestratified glauconite-nontronite, interstratified smectite-glauconite and saponite/beidellite mixture depending on the distance from fluid conduits.
The temporal evolution of pedogenic Fe-smectites to Fe-kaolin via interstratified kaolin-smectite in a moist tropical soil chronosequence.
After decomposing cements (carbonate and organic matter), it appears that the most abundant clay minerals are not chlorite or illite, but phases of a swelling type smectite or interstratified illite/smectite.
Among the layer silicate clays, rectorite (REC) is a kind of regular interstratified clay consisting of a muscovite-like layer and a montmorillonite-like layer in the ratio of 1:1 (4).
Experimental alteration of a chlorite into regularly interstratified chlorite-vermiculite by chemical oxidation.
The middle/upper part of the sequence (Miocene) is composed of interstratified clay with nannofossils, sediments mixed with nannofossils and volcanic ash beds.
Preparation of Na-P1 and sodaliteoctahydrate zeolites from interstratified illite--smectite.