London, United Kingdom
Calcareous Phytoplankton Fossil, Artwork
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Calcareous phytoplankton fossil. Artwork of a fossil of the skeleton (coccosphere) of a coccolithotrope, a small marine algal organism. The coccosphere consists of plates (coccoliths) of calcium carbonate. These skeletons can make up the major component of limestone rocks.
May 7th, 2013
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