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2. what conditions are need for pyritisation?

  • Anaerobic and sulfur bacteria
  • shallow sea
  • sulfur bacteria and oxygen
  • sandy sediment

3. where is pyritisation common?

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

4. What replaces the fossil material in silicification?

  • Iron Pyrite
  • Carbon
  • Silica Dioxide
  • Sulfur

5. What causes carbonisation?

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


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