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Moscow University Geology Bulletin

, Volume 74, Issue 2, pp 229–232 | Cite as

Clay Mineral Complexes of the Quaternary Sediments in the Canyon–Cone System of the Shakhe River (Black Sea)

  • Ye YuanqiuEmail author
  • V. L. Luksha
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Abstract—

The distribution features of clay minerals in the Quaternary sediments are considered in the canyon–deepwater cone sedimentary system of the Shakhe River in the Black Sea. The ratio of illite, chlorite, smectite, and kaolinite that occurs along the area and section is based on the transfer of sedimentary material by turbidity flows through the canyon with the formation of a unified mineralogical province.

Keywords:

clay mineral canyon–cone system Shakhe River  Black Sea 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geology, Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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