Edited by Greg Neyman
Henry Morris claims that evaporite deposits are too pure. If they are from dried seas, they should contain organic matter
Source: Morris, Henry
M., 1974. Scientific Creationism, p. 106.
Evaporite deposits are from basins with an extremely high saline content. This means it is a harsh environment where very few organisms can live (for example, there are no fish in the Great Salt Lake in Utah...only the Brine Shrimp can live there). One would not expect a great amount of organics in this condition
There are evaporites with impurities, such as gypsum, marl, chalk, dolomite and interlayered shale deposits containing brachiopods, conodonts, and plant remains.
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