... marine cherts ...

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www.kieseltorf.de is dedicated to silicites created in swamps or lakes, but much more common are marine cherts. A good example are the Late Cretaceous cherts from the Baltic Sea region which were transported by glaciers far south. Because of the well preserved fossils and for comparison some marine silicites shall be shown here.

 

 
   

muschelkalk chert
Triassic chert from Germany.

 
   

"Diaspro" from Giuliana
Colorful marine silicites from Sicily.

 
         

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