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A Geologic Odyssey: Hypothesis

Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is deposited in the shallow subsurface after faults offset the shallow groundwater table and water flows from the upthrown block to the hanging-wall block; CaCO3 is deposited in shallow subsurface sands following evapotranspiration and loss of CO2.

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Definitions | Geologic setting
Field observations | Laboratory observations | Hypothesis
Develop a semi-quantitative model to test the hypothesis
Discussion and variations | Abstract | References