Articles | Volume 12, issue 3
Research article
06 Feb 2015
Research article |  | 06 Feb 2015

Authigenic apatite and octacalcium phosphate formation due to adsorption–precipitation switching across estuarine salinity gradients

J. F. Oxmann and L. Schwendenmann

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