2. The Magnetization Mechanism of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Depositional Remanent Magnetization

  1. Kenneth P. Kodama

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch2

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

How to Cite

Kodama, K. P. (2012) The Magnetization Mechanism of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Depositional Remanent Magnetization, in Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335026

Online ISBN: 9781118384138

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Keywords:

  • magnetization mechanism of sediments/sedimentary rocks, DRM;
  • sediments/sedimentary rocks, on how they acquire paleomagnetism;
  • sediment in acquiring DRM, understanding DRM of rocks;
  • flocculation model of DRM for magnetite-bearing rocks;
  • flocculation, and effects on DRM acquisition mechanism;
  • DRM in hematite-bearing rocks;
  • traditional DRM theory, on remanence of hematite-bearing rocks;
  • magnetic remanence fabrics for magnetite-bearing rocks;
  • accuracy of a syn-depositional remanence;
  • syn-depositional inclination error, mitigation by magnetic nano-particles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Traditional Drm Theory: Magnetite-Bearing Rocks

  • Flocculation Model of DRM for Magnetite-Bearing Rocks

  • DRM in Hematite-Bearing Rocks

  • The Accuracy of a Syn-Depositional Remanence

  • Laboratory Re-Deposition Experiments for Hematite-Bearing Sediments

  • Deposition on a Sloping Bed and from a Current

  • Summing Up: Syn-Depositional DRM