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This 11-page PDF document is part of an environmental geochemistry course taught by Dr. David Sherman at the University of Bristol. The lecture explores the weathering reactions that convert primary minerals into quartz or phyllosilicate clays and iron oxide hydroxides, and the mineral-water reactions that buffer pH and the dissolved ion concentration of groundwater. Also discussed is the manner in which phyllosilicate clays, iron oxides and hydroxides sorb pollutants via ion exchange and adsorption. Helpful diagrams and illustrations accompany the text.

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