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Bacteriomorph structures in Mesozoic lake deposits
Author(s): A. G. Ponomarenko
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Mesozoic lake deposits of 12 localities mainly from carbon-rich facies were studied by SEM for fossilized remains of bacteria and cyanobacteria. Few Devonian, Carboniferous and Permian localities were studied too. Lithified voluminous bacteriomorph objects were found in most localities. Some of them were lithified very fast and incorporated in sediment thus can not be recent pollution. Filamentous remnants are rare, spheroids about 3 μm are most common.

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Date Published: 30 January 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4939, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology VI, (30 January 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.486698
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A. G. Ponomarenko, Paleontological Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4939:
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology VI
Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Jere H. Lipps, Editor(s)

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