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2. What are exceptional methods of preservation?

  • carbonisation and silicification
  • Tar and pyritisation
  • Amber and Tar
  • carbonisation and amber

3. where is pyritisation common?

  • iron rich sediment
  • deep sea or shallow swamp
  • shallow sea or shallow swamp
  • silica rich sediment

4. What replaces the fossil material in silicification?

  • Carbon
  • Sulfur
  • Silica Dioxide
  • Iron Pyrite

5. What causes carbonisation?

  • little carbon in environment
  • metamorphism
  • compaction
  • thin burial

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