Between 50o and 200oC rates of K uptake caused by smectite illitization were found to be much slower than rates of release of K by K-feldspar dissolution. The rate of K-feldspar dissolution should not, and does not, limit the rate of smectite illitization.-R.A.H.
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- Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)