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Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 7, pp 844–845 | Cite as

Shell mineralogy of Monodonta (Osilinus) articulata Lamark 1822

  • G. Schifano
  • R. Neri
Specialia Mineralogica, Geophysica, Oceanographica

Summary

The species Monodonta (Osilinus) articulata Lamark 1822 is recorded as having a shell with mixed minerals: a calcitic microstructural unit is comprised between 2 aragonitic layers.

Keywords

Mixed Mineral Microstructural Unit Aragonitic Layer Shell Mineralogy 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Schifano
    • 1
  • R. Neri
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di MineralogiaPetrografia e Geochimica dell' UniversitàPalermoItaly

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