A soft, clay-rich, thoroughly decomposed rock formed in place by chemical weathering of igneous or metamorphic rock. Forms in humid, tropical, or subtropical climates.
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[n] - a deposit of clay and disintegrating rock that is found in its original place
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noun a deposit of clay and disintegrating rock that is found in its original place
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(from the article `aluminum processing`) ...apatite and alunite in Europe, kaolinite in the southeastern United States. Other nonbauxite sources of alumina are also available: alumina clays, ...
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saprolite 1. Thoroughly decomposed, earthy rock, lying in its original place. 2. Soft, clay-rich, thoroughly decomposed rock formed in situ by chemical weathering of igneous and metamorphic rocks.
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Saprolite is a chemically weathered rock. Saprolites form in the lower zones of soil profiles and represent deep weathering of the bedrock surface. In most outcrops its color comes from ferric compounds. Deeply weathered profiles are widespread on the continental landmasses between latitudes 35°N ...
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1) Earth 2) Ground
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