RCM
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.
Pressed powder pellets
matrix matched
nano-particulate
ultrahomogeneous
extremely pure
binder free
Classification
Recharacterized Material
Category
Carbonates
Location
Walvis Ridge, West of Namibia
Matrix
Calcium carbonate
Assigned values
Major elements, Trace elements
Field of application
Climate research, Palaeoceanography
Suitable for
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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.