pelagic carbonates

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Pelagic carbonates are composed of coccolithophores(plant), foraminifera (zooplankton) and, less commonly, pteropods (marine molluscs). All these organism secrete calcareous tests (skeletons), although pteropod skeletons are composed of a high-magnesium calcite ...

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