The behaviour of rare-earth elements (REE) during weathering of granites in southern Guangxi, China

  title={The behaviour of rare-earth elements (REE) during weathering of granites in southern Guangxi, China},
  author={Zheng Zuoping and Lin Chuanxian},
  journal={Chinese Journal of Geochemistry},
The behaviour of the rare-earth elements (REE) during the weathering of granites was studied in southern Guangxi, China. Based on the study of the weathering profiles, the soil, weathered and sub-weathered zones are identified with different REE geochemical behaviours through the weathering profiles of granite. The Ce anomalies of the weathering profiles cover a large range of values with most falling between 1.02 and 1.43 in the soil zone and 0.16 and 0.40 in the weathered and sub-weathered… Expand
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  • Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
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