New constraints on the last aragonite–calcite sea transition from early Jurassic ooids

  title={New constraints on the last aragonite–calcite sea transition from early Jurassic ooids},
  author={Sara Vulpius and Wolfgang Kiessling},
Calcite and aragonite seas are commonly distinguished based on the prevailing primary mineralogy of ooids and carbonate cements over time. Secular oscillations of these seas are usually attributed to changes in ocean chemistry and paleoclimate. While the veracity of such oscillations has been verified by independent data and modeling approaches, the timing of the transition from one ocean state to the other remains poorly resolved. Here, the timing of the last aragonite–calcite sea transition… 

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