pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 66, Issue 1, pp 87–89

A suggested explanation of some cases of reversed magnetism in rocks

  • Arturo Debenedetti


Some of the cases of reverse magnetic polarity of rocks might be explained by the influence of pre-existent normal magnetized surrounding rocks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arturo Debenedetti
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  1. 1.Università, Istituto di GeologiaTorinoItaly

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