Coquina main content.


Part of Hall of Planet Earth.


Exhibition Text

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

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

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

Audience: General