What is the source of most of the sodium, magnesium, and calcium ions in seawater?

A weathering of seafloor rocks
B weathering and erosion of continental rocks
C deep-ocean organic-matter sediments
D gases from underwater volcanic eruptions

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  1. I think it would be C or D...I THINK it might be C

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