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Spatial Chirp of Agate Bands

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Physics Department, The Technological College of Beer Sheva, Beer Sheva 8410001, Israel
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Macabee Health Fund, Orthoped Department, Beer Sheva 8489312, Israel
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Physics Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
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Minerals 2019, 9(10), 634; https://doi.org/10.3390/min9100634
Received: 7 September 2019 / Revised: 10 October 2019 / Accepted: 12 October 2019 / Published: 16 October 2019
Agate bandwidths are analyzed and shown to consist of spatial chirps. It is shown that (a) bands are created by following an equal volume mode and (b) the spatial chirps are approximately spherical and concentrated at different “disturbance” locations in the individual agate sectors. Results indicate that the sequence of formation started with banding under a nonlinear process in a gel matrix and were secondarily deformed by external forces. View Full-Text
Keywords: agate bands; spatial chirp; chirp Fourier transforms agate bands; spatial chirp; chirp Fourier transforms
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Goldbaum, J.; Howard, C.; Rabinovitch, A. Spatial Chirp of Agate Bands. Minerals 2019, 9, 634.

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