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Sedimentologisch onderzoek van enkele recente kustsedimenten van Bretagne (Frankrijk)
Geets, S. (1973). Sedimentologisch onderzoek van enkele recente kustsedimenten van Bretagne (Frankrijk). Natuurwet. Tijdschr. 54(4-5): 77-98
In: Natuurwetenschappelijk Tijdschrift. L. Walschot/Natuur- en Geneeskundige Vennootschap: Gent. ISSN 0770-1748, more
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Keywords
    Nearshore sedimentation; Sediment analysis; ANE, France, Brittany [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Geets, S.

Abstract
    The characteristics of the grain-size distribution have been defined by the statistical parameters of Folk. The sediments of open beaches, consisting for the main part of fine sands, show a good sorting; the distribution is nearly symmetrical. Those of the closed-in beaches, consisting mainly of moderate and coarse sands, are moderately sorted and show a slight negative skewness. The heavy minerals contain mainly three groups : amphiboles (hornblende and, in the south, glaucophane from the island of Groix), epidote and garnet. Ubiquists, pyroxenes and parametamorphic minerals appear only in small quantities or are lacking.

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