Advances in Stromatolite Geobiology pp 29-74

Part of the Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences book series (LNEARTH, volume 131)

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The Nature of Stromatolites: 3,500 Million Years of History and a Century of Research

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Stromatolites are widely regarded as layered, early lithified, authigenic microbial structures – often domical or columnar in form – that developed at the sediment water interface in freshwater, marine and evaporitic environments

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