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Dolomite pipes in the Crato Formation fossil lagerstätte (Lower Cretaceous, Aptian), of northeastern Brazil

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Dolomite pipes in the Crato Formation fossil lagerstätte (Lower Cretaceous, Aptian), of northeastern Brazil. / Martill, David; Loveridge, Bob; Heimhofer, U.

In: Cretaceous Research, Vol. 29, No. 1, 02.2008, p. 78-86.

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Martill, David ; Loveridge, Bob ; Heimhofer, U. / Dolomite pipes in the Crato Formation fossil lagerstätte (Lower Cretaceous, Aptian), of northeastern Brazil. In: Cretaceous Research. 2008 ; Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 78-86.

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