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carbonate rocks are comprised of 3 main minerals
calcite, aragonite, dolomite
3 components to any limestone
grains, mud, cement
include skeletal fragments biochemically precipitated
grains
clay sized particles of calcite/aragonite
mud
anything precipitated after deposition
cement
requirements for carbonate deposition
low input of clastics into system, warm tropical/subtropical conditions, light
basic carbonate deposition model
shelf margin platform, uplifted ocean block, shallow inland sea