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Eluviation vs. Illuviation

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Eluviationnoun

The sideways or downward movement of dissolved or suspended material within soil caused by rainfall

Illuviationnoun

(geology) The accumulation of suspended material and soluble compounds leached from an overlying stratum

Eluviationnoun

Creation of geological deposits (eluvial deposits) by in situ weathering or weathering plus gravitational movement or accumulation.

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