Burns, Roger G. Formerly, Department of Earth Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Mee-Burns, Virginia Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Last reviewed:November 2019
- Regions of metal-rich nodules
- Chemistry of nodules
- Minerals in manganese nodules
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Concentrations of manganese (Mn) and iron oxides found on the floors of many oceans. The complex growth histories of manganese nodules are revealed by the textures of nodule interiors (Fig. 1).
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