Accession Number:

AD0726255

Title:

The Mineralogy of Tropical Weathering Illustrated by Some West Malaysian Soils,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ROAD RESEARCH LAB CROWTHORNE (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-11

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The mineralogy of the processes leading to the formation of soils by the tropical weathering and leaching of rocks is reviewed, and illustrated by the results of an investigation into the formation, mineralogy and plasticity properties of some soils formed on basalt, granite, shale and sandstone in west Malaysia. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE