R. E. H. Reid; A use for acetic acid in the study of fossil sponges. Geological Magazine ; 95 (1): 82–83. doi:
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Certain zones in England and Ireland contain phosphatized fossil sponges (chiefly the Chalk Rock and Glauconitic Chalk) which can be separated from the unphosphatized matrix by treatment with acetic acid. The procedure is described.
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