Advances in Geosciences: Volume 13: Solid Earth (Se) by Kenji Satake

By Kenji Satake

This quantity thirteen covers, The foreign Laser Ranging provider (Pearlman et al.); Numerical Modeling of the 2006 Java Tsunami Earthquake (Hanifa et al.); and Statistical houses and Time pattern within the variety of Holocene Volcanic Eruptions. (Zemtsov & Tron).

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Sardsud and T. Wongprayoon, Mesozoic rocks of Thailand: A summary, Proc. Symposium on Geology of Thailand, eds. N. Mantajit and S. Potisat (2002), pp. 82–94. 8. E. Buffetaut, V. Suteethorn, H. Tong, Y. Chaimanee and S. Khunsubha, New dinosaur discoveries in the Jurassic and Cretaceous of Northeastern Thailand, Proc. Int. Conf. Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific (GEOTHAI 1997), eds. P. Dheeradilok, C. Hinthong, P. Chaodumrong, P. Putthapiban, W. Tansathien, C.

Because of its origin of occurrences, the quartz glass sand from Tak site contained high silica and low impurities due to being the product of feldspar floatation. The concentration silica and the minor components in most of the samples confirmed with the internationally acceptable standards for glass production. Moreover, the trace elements using neutron activation analysis showed the presence of Hf, Os, Ti, Yb, and Se in the beach sand. All of these differential properties may be caused from the chemical and the physical weathering, and the biotic effect that erode the original source rocks.

The gray to greenish gray color of the rock formations also indicates reducing environment of depositions. This color can only be observed when the rocks are not subjected to prior chemical weathering processes, fresh rocks. 2. Subsurface chemical reaction stage The second stage involves activities of subsurface water which sieves through fractures and grain boundaries of these pyrite-bearing rocks upon being exposed above the water table. The effectiveness of this water transmission is mainly regulated by the porosity and permeability of the rocks; therefore, properties such as grain size, primary rock structures, and the complexity of fracture system are important.

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