What are the two types of oozes?

Ooze contains both organic sediments from marines remains and inorganic sediments from muds. The ooze is further classified into two types. They are:

  • Calcareous Ooze: It is made up of Calcium carbonate made up of marine Mollusca and single-cell Protozoans.
  • Siliceous Ooze: It is also of organic origin made up of silica; mostly found in Phytoplankton and diatom.

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