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Stromatoporoid diagenesis: outline of alteration effects

  • Robert Riding (a1)

Summary

Elucidation of the effects of secondary alteration on the stromatoporoid skeleton is important for the development of a sound taxonomy of the group. Four stages of progressive alteration in Palaeozoic stromatoporoids are identified and their effects summarized.

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