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Paleo Slide Set: Climate and the Classic Maya Civilization
Example of gastropod shell, Pyrgophorous coronatus
In each sample, specimens of gastropods that precipitate their shell of aragonite (CaCO3) were also selected. The species shown here is Pyrgophorous coronatus.

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David A. Hodell
Department of Geology, University of Florida
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