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Pisoids in the Caliche Profiles of Tarragona (N.E. Spain)

  • F. Calvet
  • R. Julià


Caliche with pisolitic horizons have been recognized in the soils in the Mediterranean coast area of Spain from Almeria to Barcelona and Lleida. In the southern area the pisolitic horizons develop on old calchified aluvial fans as well as on volcanic rocks. In the middle and north of the Mediterranean coast they appear overlaying carbonate and metamorphic rocks.


Lamina Measure Anhedral Crystal Whisker Crystal Small Clot Tangential Disposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Calvet
    • 1
  • R. Julià
    • 2
  1. 1.Department de PetrologiaUniversität de BarcelonaBarcelona-7Spain
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigaciones Geolôgicas “Jaime Aimera”Barcelona-1Spain

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