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Publications [#278660] of Paul A. Baker

Papers Accepted

  1. Baker, PA; Malone, MJ; Burns, SJ; Swart, PK, Minor element and stable isotopic composition of the carbonate fine fraction: Site 709, Indian Ocean, Proc., Scientific Results, Odp, Leg 115, Mascarene Plateau (January, 1990), pp. 661-675
    (last updated on 2019/09/18)

    Iron and manganese concentrations, and, to a lesser extent, magnesium and strontium concentrations and carbon isotopic ratios are affected by early diagenetic reactions. These reactions are best observed in a slumped interval of sediments that occurs between 13.0 and 17.5 Ma. As a result of microbial reduction of manganese and iron oxides and dissolved sulfate, it is hypothesized that small amounts of mixed-metal carbonate cements are precipitated. These have low carbon isotopic ratios and high concentrations of metals. -from Authors

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