Sorting of Clastic Material in Eolian Deposits of Central Kara Kum

  • M. A. Romanova


Eolian sorting of clastic material in recent sands of the Kara Kum Desert is analyzed. The mobility of the components is determined by the value of highest gradient of trend surfaces. The causes relating to formation of mineral associations in the eolian sands are examined on the basis of a linear model.


Specific Gravity Eolian Sand Clastic Material Sand Transport Quartz Content 
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  • M. A. Romanova
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Mathematical Geology, V. A. Steklov Mathematical InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the USSRLeningradUSSR

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