PALAEOMAGNETIC AND MINERAL MAGNETIC STUDIES OF SEDIMENTS FROM PETRALONA CAVE, GREECE

@article{Papamarinopoulos1987PALAEOMAGNETICAM,
  title={PALAEOMAGNETIC AND MINERAL MAGNETIC STUDIES OF SEDIMENTS FROM PETRALONA CAVE, GREECE},
  author={Stavros P. Papamarinopoulos and Peter W. Readman and Yannis Maniatis and Athanasios Simopoulos},
  journal={Archaeometry},
  year={1987},
  volume={29},
  pages={50-59}
}
Palaeomagnetic measurements on sediments from Petralona cave. Greece indicate a stable, single component remanence of normal polarity. Redeposition experiments established the ability of the sediments to acquire the direction of the geomagnetic field. Magnetic properties and Mossbauer spectra of sediments and magnetic concentrates show that magnetite, which is slightly non-stoichiometric, and haematite are present in the sediments from the cave. The magnetite dominates the magnetic properties… Expand

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