Glauconite Mineralogy of Site 246, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 25 [chapter]

S.M. White
1974 Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project  
In sediments recovered from Site 246, glauconite occurs as discrete pellets and fossil casts, internal molds, or replacements. The glauconite formation mechanism is attributed to a glauconitization of clay minerals which flocculate into pellets or impregnate shells. Evidence contained in the sediments of Units 2 and 3 support the glauconite-forming environmental conditions reported in the literature.
doi:10.2973/dsdp.proc.25.117.1974 fatcat:gfguybifobeuxiw7mybxjkxbdq