Carbonates

NFHS-2-NP

NFHS-2-NP stems from a calcareous ooze collected at the Walvis Ridge (SE Atlantic) at 2878 m of water depth. It consists purely out of foraminifera.
Origin
Calcareous ooze collected at the Walvis Ridge (SE Atlantic) at 2878 m of water depth
Source producer
myStandards and The Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Characteristics
Suitable for
LA-ICP-MS
Files
Not available

Carbonates

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.