Stromatolite - ROM2015_14715_2

ROM2015_14715_2

Stromatolite

Geography: Bushveld Mine, Bushveld, Republic of South Africa, Africa
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Petrology Taxonomy
    • Specimen Genetic ClassSedimentary
    • Biochemical
Object number: ROMESG50398
Credit Line: Gift of Kirwin Consortium/Don du consortium Kirwin
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DescriptionSedimentary Collection - Stromatolites are the remanents of blue-green algae, that lived in shallow water and trapped and cemented sediment grains to form these mound-like structures. The name is derived from th Greek, stroma, meaning mattress.
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