Minerals that Commonly Preserve Fossils

Minor Keith, CretaceousFossils.com

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The goal of this site is to provide a pragmatic guide to identifying minerals that are commonly found in fossils, as original or replacement minerals. Descriptions, hand specimen photos and photomicrographs of calcite, aragonite, pyrite, marcasite, selenite and celestite are provided on this site. References and links to additional information are also supplied.

Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth, Geochemistry, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry