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Mineralogy of Sediments from Lake Waiau, Hawaii
|Title:||Mineralogy of Sediments from Lake Waiau, Hawaii|
|Issue Date:||Apr 1978|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii Press|
|Citation:||Fan P. 1978. Mineralogy of sediments from Lake Waiau, Hawaii. Pac Sci 32(2): 219-221.|
|Abstract:||Fourteen sediment samples from Lake Waiau, a tropical alpine
lake in Hawaii, were analyzed by X-ray diffraction for their mineral composition.
Plagioclase is the major mineral; others are montmorillonite, goethite,
and quartz. Plagioclase is derived from local tephra; montmorillonite and
goethite are weathering products; and quartz is of eolian origin. A diagenetic
mineral, vivianite, is also present.
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 32, Number 2, 1978|
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