Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Corrosion

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_133

Destruction of rock or mineral particles by the solvent and chemical action of natural waters. Commonly involves redox reactions especially where corrosion of electrically conducting materials (metals and metal sulfides for example) are concerned.

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