Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_70

A general term for the mineralogical transformations that result in the formation of clay minerals with a 2 : 1 sheet structure. (Pedro and Sieffermann, 1979, p. 42–46).


  1. Pedro, G., Sieffermann, G., 1979. Weathering of rocks and formation of soils. In Siegel, F.R., ed., Review of Research of Modern Methods in Geochemistry. Paris: UNESCO, pp. 39–55.Google Scholar

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