SMALL RINGED TUBES ARE COMMON. THESE MAY BE FOSSILS OF POLYCHAETE WORMS PERHAPS ANALOGOUS TO THE ALVINELLIDS FOUND AT MODERN HYDROTHERMAL VENT SITES. MODERN MID OCEAN RIDGES AND BACK ARC BASINS ARE SITES OF ACTIVE HYDROTHERMAL VENT ACTIVITY. TUBE WORM FOSSIL IN STONE COMMON MINEROLOGY
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