Wentworth scale

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Etymology[edit]

Introduced by C. K. Wentworth in a 1922 paper.[1]

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Wentworth scale

  1. (geology, US) A particle classification system, classifying based on diameter.

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  1. ^ Chester K. Wentworth (1922), “A Scale of Grade and Class Terms for Clastic Sediments”, in The Journal of Geology (in English), DOI:10.1086/622910