Views
3 years ago

Weathering and soil Chemical weathering - Colorado School of Mines

Weathering and soil Chemical weathering - Colorado School of Mines

Soil vs. Regolith•

Soil vs. Regolith• Regolith = the layer of rock andmineral fragments at the Earth’ssurface.• Soil = a combination of mineraland organic matter, water, andair.–The portion of regolith that cansupport rooted plant growth.Soil Horizons• The most important characteristicsused to define soil horizons are:1. Color2. Texture3. Structure4. Organic Matter Content5. Moisture Content6

Soil Horizons - Color• Organics turn soil black to darkbrown• Ferric Iron turns the soil yellowbrownto red• Ferrous Iron turns soil dark greygreen•SiO 2 or CaCO 3 turns the soil lightgray to whiteCarbon richReduced (ferrous–Fe +2 ) iron richCaCO 3 rich7

Mineral Weathering - Rock to Regolith Weathering = the chemical ...
magazine may 1980 - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
MOVING MINES FORWARD - Give to Mines - Colorado School of ...
Energy Alternatives - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
MonC - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
10 - AQWATEC - Colorado School of Mines
Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
The Magazine April, 1970 - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of ...
Chemical Weathering – Importance in Geomorphology
George William Sherk, Colorado School of Mines - Utton ...
MARQUEZ HALL - petroleum engineering colorado school of mines
Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
Science Standards - Colorado School of Mines
THE M I N E S MAGAZINE - Colorado School of Mines
Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
Mines Magazine - Colorado School of Mines
mines magazine dec 1980 - Colorado School of Mines
7 . f itfitiitifi — NUMBER 10 - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of ...
Zeiss has a microscope for - Mines Magazine - Colorado School of ...
Math Standards - Colorado School of Mines
MOVING MINES FORWARD - Give to Mines - Colorado School of ...
Momentum - Give to Mines - Colorado School of Mines
Mining Matters - Colorado Mining Association