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Chemical sediments and geomorphology: Precipitates and residua in the near surface environment: 93-131

The following are discussed: (a) definition of calcrete, (b) major calcrete types, (c) calcrete profiles, (d) calcrete petrology, (e) chemistry of calcrete, (f) clay minerals in calcretes, (g) models of calcrete formation, (h) calcretes in the stratigraphic record, (i) methods of dating calcretes, (j) the geomorphological significance of calcrete, and (k) valley tufas.

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