Stromatolite: Archaeozoon acadiense

Colour image of gray rock with light gray circles

Stromatolite: Archaeozoon acadiense Matthew, Precambrian, Green Head, Saint John, New Brunswick, Collector: W. Murdoch, 1890. Stromatolite collected by William Murdoch. The structures built by successive mats of cyanobacteria and layers of sediment are easily seen. These stromatolites were built as ‘cabbage-shaped’ mounds in the shallow ocean.

Collector: W. Murdoch, 1890
New Brunswick Museum
Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA
Image width 124 cm
NBMG 3200
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