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Unformatted text preview: Weathering, hydrothermal water, or runoff o Phosphorites: o Glauconite: Biogenic sediment o Calcareous sediments = Foraminifera and Coccoliths (CaCO 3 ) o Siliceous sediments = Diatoms and Radiolaria (SiO 2 ) o Distribution controlled by production & dissolution Carbon compensation depth (CCD) Glossary Nickel-iron spherules Fecal pellets Silicate chrondrules Photosynthesizers Manganese nodules Silica Phosphorites Calcium carbonate Glauconite Sedimentation rate...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course ENVIRON GS 222/ENV taught by Professor Ingridhendy during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.
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