How Is Chalk Formed?

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Chalk is a soft, white, sedimentary rock, made from limestone. It forms in deep marine conditions in oceans. The gradual accumulation of minute calcite plates that are shed from tiny animals called coccolithophores make up a chalk deposit. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalk
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Chalk forms from the deep marine accumulation of the plates of organisms called coccolithophores. The plates are composed of the mineral calcite.
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Natural chalk is formed from a soft form of limestone which is a mineral calcite material. The calcite mineral was formed in deep marine environments from the sediment that accumulated from the remains of micro-organisms that settle on the bottom. You can find more information here: http://www.geologyshop.co.uk/chalk.htm
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