Chapter 12. Parent Material as a Factor

  1. Gregory J. Retallack

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698716.ch12

Soils of the Past: An Introduction to Paleopedology, Second Edition

Soils of the Past: An Introduction to Paleopedology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Retallack, G. J. (2001) Parent Material as a Factor, in Soils of the Past: An Introduction to Paleopedology, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698716.ch12

Author Information

  1. University of Oregon, Eugene, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053766

Online ISBN: 9780470698716

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Keywords:

  • parent material;
  • igneous rock;
  • petrographic;
  • crystalline texture;
  • natural resource and soil

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • General Properties of Parent Materials

  • Some Common Parent Materials

  • A Base Line for Soil Formation