Karbonate

JCt-1-NP

This material was made from a fossil giant clam tridacna gigas of middle holocene age. Thus it contains information about water temperaturs of the past. Recharacterized after milling
Herkunft
Mollusc collected from Kume Island in the central Ryukyu Island
Ursprünglicher Hersteller
GSJ
Eigenschaften
  • Major component is Ca with 40 %m/m.
  • Mg/Ca-ratio of 1.3 mmol/mol (rounded values).
  • Sr/Ca-ratio of 1.7 mmol/mol (rounded values).
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LA-ICP-MS
LIBS
µXRF
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Karbonate

Trace element concentrations in (bio) carbonates are used as proxies in paleo-climate research (foraminifera, corals, pteropods, mussel shells, red algae, stalactites, etc.), serve as proof of origin (corals, otoliths), etc.