Radiolaria - West Indies
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Description: 

This sample contains a sample of radiolaria, which are the remains of ocean dwelling proterozoa (a diverse group of unicellular eukaryotic organisms), which form silica rich skeletons. They are commonly 0.1-0.2 mm across, and form the siliceous ooze that covers much of the deep ocean floor.

The sample belongs to Geoff Mould and was mountedĀ by Brian DarntonĀ using 'Numount' embedding medium.

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Location description: 
Barbados, Carribean Sea
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Moderate
Timescale:
Timescale: 
Quaternary
Ma = Millions of years ago
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fossil
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