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 soil here consists of ice and volcanic ashes interstratified; and at a little depth beneath the surface it must remain perpetually congealed, for Lieut.
The Vertosol was a fine, interstratified and smectitic dominant clay, Udic Pellustert (Soil Survey Staff 1999).
The presence of thicker sheets was expected as the vermiculite used as raw material consisted of flakes that correspond to randomly interstratified vermiculite-biotite layers [30].
The Kona formation is mostly dolomite but also has interstratified layers of shale, greywacke, chert, and quartzite.
For the three defined RH transition ranges, the XRD patterns are characterized by an asymmetric 001 reflection geometry accompanied by the corresponding high FWHM and [xi] values (i.e., at 22% RH, FWHM = 2.48[degrees] (2[theta]) and [xi] = 1.84 [Angstrom]; at 55% RH, FWHM = 1.45[degrees] (2[theta]) and [xi] = 1.58 [Angstrom]; at 91% RH, FWHM = 0.867[degrees] (2[theta]) and [xi] = 1.13 [Angstrom]), indicating probably an interstratified hydration character with more one layer type.
In addition, the correlation between the calculated parameters including the full width at half maximum intensity (FWHM) for the 001 reflections and [xi] parameters [42, 50] can supply information about the hydration character of the studied samples (homogenous or interstratified).
Fripiat, "Infrared spectroscopy study of tetrahedral and octahedral substitutions in an interstratified illite-smectite clay," Clays and Clay Minerals, vol.
Li, "Randomly interstratified illite-vermiculite from weathering of illite in red earth sediments in Xuancheng, southeastern China," Geoderma, vol.
Wemmer, "The role of Fe on the formation and diagenesis of interstratified glauconite-smectite and illite-smectite: A case study of Lower Cretaceous shallow-water carbonates," Chemical Geology, vol.
Second, the layers are interstratified with thin, weak shale parting layers that allow easy separation (Bownocker 1915; Hyde 1953).
Reynolds (1988) characterized corrensite as a trioctahedral, 1:1 regularly interstratified mineral (R=1), containing chlorite and smectite layers (low-charge corrensite) or chlorite and vermiculite layers (high-charge corrensite).