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Lithified phosphate-rich sediments.
Classification of PhosphoriteHide
Sub-divisions of PhosphoriteHide
Mineralogy of PhosphoriteHide
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Other Language Names for PhosphoriteHide
|Coprolite||a. The fossil excrement of fishes, reptiles, and mammals. Coprolites are composed largely of calcium phosphate.|
b. The fossilized and undigested residue that has been eaten and passed through the alimentary canal of some animal.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data: