(Table 1) Carbon content and petroleum potential at DSDP Hole 73-520, supplement to: Herbin, Jean-Paul; Deroo, Gerard (1984): Organic geochemistry of Miocene-Pliocene laminated diatomites on the East Flank of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Site 520, Leg 73). In: Hsü, KJ; LaBrecque, JL; et al. (eds.), Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project (U.S. Govt. Printing Office), 73, 537-538


At the end of the Leg 73 cruise, at Site 520, a thick upper Miocene facies of laminated diatomite was discovered. It was hypothesized that the sediment was derived from nutrient-rich waters in a young Cenozoic anoxic basin in the open Atlantic Ocean near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

DOI https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.810947
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.2973/dsdp.proc.73.118.1984
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.810947
Creator Herbin, Jean-Paul; Deroo, Gerard
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 1984
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 163 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-11.186 LON, -25.523 LAT); South Atlantic/VALLEY