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    • This calcium carbonate limestone is comprised of a group of fossil shells cemented by bituminous (organic carbon-rich) calcite.

      Donated by Seamount Ventures, St. Augustine, Florida

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

      Keywords: Mollusks, Fossil, Calcium, Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)

      Audience: General

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