bar theory

bar theory

[′bär ′thē·ə·rē]
(geology)
A theory that accounts for thick deposits of salt, gypsum, and other evaporites in terms of increased salinity of a solution in a lagoon caused by evaporation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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