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On the statistical analysis of the rock magnetic S-ratio

Heslop, David


The S-ratio is a rock magnetic parameter employed to provide a relative measure of the contributions of low and high coercivity material to a sample's saturation isothermal remanent magnetization (SIRM). The current form of expressing the S-ratio involves reporting a single value that represents the relative contribution of the low coercivity material, such as magnetite, to the overall SIRM. Expressing the S-ratio in this form is somewhat misleading, suggesting that the derived values are real...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Geophysical Journal International
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04175.x


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