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Can you please help with the following questions?

Sediment on the seafloor often leaves clues about various conditions that existed during deposition., What do the following layers in a seafloor sample tell about the environment in which each layer was deposited?

Layer 5 (top): Fine clay'

Layer 4: Siliceous ooze

Layer 3: Calcareous ooze

Layer 2: Fragments of coral reel

Layer 2 (Bottom): Volcanic rock

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Greta, I haven't been able to find this answer anywhere. I'll keep looking to see if I can find an appropriate diagram.

ok, thanks

Also, you need to go back and check your answer for Biogenous Sediment.