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Sedimentary Phosphate Method for Estimating Paleosalinities: Limited Applicability

Science  21 Feb 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3869, pp. 812-813
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3869.812

Abstract

The sedimentary phosphate method for estimating paleosalinities was tested on argillaceous sediments from different formations and environments. Results reveal that the method cannot be used generally.

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