Session No. T3 Thursday, June 28, 2001

4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Poster area
T3. Sedimentary Systems and Microbial Communities: Dynamic Interactions (Posters)
Susanne Douglas, Pamela Conrad and Max Coleman, Presiding
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PENDULOUS MICROBIAL/MINERAL FORMATIONS IN AN ACTIVE SULFIDE-DOMINATED CAVE AND POSSIBLE LITHIFIED SPELEOTHEM ANALOGS IN AN ANCIENT, INACTIVE CAVE: BOSTON, P. J.1, SPILDE, M. N.2, NORTHUP, D. E.1, SOROKA, D. S.3, KLEINA, L. G.3, LAVOIE, L. H.4, MELIM, L. A.5, and HOSE, L. D.6, (1) Biology Dept, Univ of New Mexico, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, pboston@complex.org, (2) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrup Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Caves of Tabasco Project, National Speleological Society, Huntsville, AL, (4) Arts and Sciences, SUNY - Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, (5) Geology Dept, Western Illinois Univ, Macomb, IL, (6) Dept. Environmental & Chemical Sci, Chapman Univ, Orange, CA
"CRISCO", A CALCITIC, FIBROUS MOONMILK DEPOSIT FROM SPIDER CAVE, NEW MEXICO: DISTINCTIVE MINERAL FORMS AND THE ROLE OF MICROORGANISMS: BOSTON, P. J., Biology Dept, Univ of New Mexico, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, pboston@complex.org and SPILDE, M. N., Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrup Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131,
MANGANESE FIBERS, TODOROKITE, AND THE MN-OXIDIZER CONNECTION: SPILDE, M. N.1, BOSTON, P. J.2, NORTHUP, D. E.2, DAHM, C. N.2, CROSSEY, L. J.3, MALLORY, L. M.2, SCHELBLE, R. T.3, and PAPIKE, J. J.1, (1) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrup Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, mspilde@unm.edu, (2) Biology Dept, Univ of New Mexico, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Northrup Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131

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