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4. Write a balanced chemical reaction for the deposition of calcite from seawater containing
CO2, and then discuss the principal controls on the deposition of carbonate sediments, with
reference to depth, temperature and biological inputs to their formation and deposition.

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Balence equation for calcite depostion in seawater CO2(g) + H20(l) = H2CO3(aq) H2CO3(aq)= H(+) + HCO3(-) HCO3(-) = H(+)... View the full answer

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