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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 63 (1979)

Issue: 8. (August)

First Page: 1424

Last Page: 1424

Title: Properties of Water in Clay Mineral Systems: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Philip F. Low

Article Type: Meeting abstract


The properties of water in clay systems have a direct relation to the generation of abnormal pressures in buried sediments. From the principles of clay swelling a new theory of pressure generation has been developed.

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