Palaeosurfaces and associated saprolites in southern Sweden

@article{LidmarBergstrm1997PalaeosurfacesAA,
  title={Palaeosurfaces and associated saprolites in southern Sweden},
  author={Karna Lidmar-Bergstr{\"o}m and S. A. Olsson and Mats Olvmo},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={1997},
  volume={120},
  pages={124 - 95}
}
Abstract Saprolite remnants from different palaeosurfaces in southern Sweden have been analysed by XRD and SEM analyses. They represent two clearly different types. The first is a clay- and silt-rich saprolite with a kaolinite-dominated clay mineral association representative of mature saprolites and with chemically altered quartz grains. This saprolite type is associated with sub-Cambrian, sub-Jurassic and sub-Cretaceous denudation surfaces. The second type is gravelly and in a youthful stage… 
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