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Unformatted text preview: O O Gibbsite General Weathering Pathway of Clay Minerals Oxides/Hydroxide 1:1 Layer Silicates 2:1 Layer Silicates Oxides/Hydroxide 1:1 Layer Silicates 2:1 Layer Silicates Primary Minerals (except quartz) Highest Stability Lowest Stability 3 Incongruent Weathering K-feldspar + HOH H-feldspar + K + + OH-(1:1 layer silicate) Incongruent Weathering Precipitation from Soil Solution Ca 2+ + CO 3 2- CaCO 3 Fe 3+ + H 2 O Fe 2 O 3 2:1 Layer Silicates 2:1 Layer Silicates Shrink - Swell...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course SSO 10 taught by Professor Randydahlgren during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '10