Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2020 Dec 11;243:118818. Epub 2020 Aug 11.
Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic.
Organic minerals occur rather rarely in some types of peat bogs, sedimentary geological environments, and hydrothermal veins. Commonly, calcium oxalates are produced by several plants, terpenoids are often associated with conifers. Because of the organic precursor, these minerals, from the smallest group of the mineralogical system, are sometimes considered as biomarkers. Read More