High spatial resolution investigation of nucleation, growth and early diagenesis in speleothems as exemplar for sedimentary carbonates
Silvia Frisia, Andrea Borsato, John Hellstrom
Earth-Science Reviews | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018
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The present research was partially funded by the Australian Research Council (grant DP160101058). The Authors are grateful T. Bontognali and P. Meister for their careful review and constructive criticism, which improved the original manuscript. We acknowledge H. Zhang and D. Phelan, of the Electron Microscope and X-Ray Unit of the University of Newcastle, for assistance at the HR-TEM and FESEM respectively. I. Baneschi, G. Betti, E. Norris, L. Piccin, E. Regattieri, R. Roach, and E. Wisemantel, are thanked for their valuable help in the caves. N. Preto provided the Triassic Travenanzes and Heiligkreuz formation samples. J. Woodhead and R.N. Drysdale provided speleothem samples from the Nullarbor. We acknowledge S. Rubanov and the Biol 21 Advanced Microscopy Facility at the University of Melbourne for access to the Tecnai F20 and induction to lattice imaging. M. Markowska and C. Tadros shared information about Yarrangobilly dripwater parameters.