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Mechanical Analysis of Sediments

Nature volume 145, page 85 (20 January 1940) | Download Citation



THIS interesting book is divided into two portions: the first by Krumbein deals with size determination of sedimentary particles, and the second part, by Pettijohn, is largely concerned with the optical properties of minerals. All who are interested in sediments will find this book most useful, as it contains descriptions of various techniques and methods of interpretation.

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