Analysis of Mn-deposits from the Pacific, supplement to: Grill, E V; Chase, R L; MacDonald, Richard Drummond; Murray, John W (1981): A hydrothermal deposit from explorer ridge in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 52(1), 142-150

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Crusts composed of nontronite and ferromanganese oxides were recovered from Explorer Ridge, a spreading ridge segment in the northeastern Pacific Ocean located off the west coast of Canada. The chemical and mineralogical composition of the crusts closely resembles that of the mound-like hydrothermal deposits recently discovered at the FAMOUS site on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and on the Galapagos spreading centre. Compositional anomalies suggest that the crusts are precipitates of hydrothermal vent solutions which were ejected discontinuously and subsequently mixed with seawater.

Identifier
DOI https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.874968
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.1016/0012-821X(81)90216-8
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.7289/V52Z13FT
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.7289/V53X84KN
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.874968
Provenance
Creator Grill, E V; Chase, R L; MacDonald, Richard Drummond; Murray, John W
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 1981
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
OpenAccess true
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Collection of Datasets
Format application/zip
Size 2 datasets
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-129.750 LON, 50.083 LAT); North-East Pacific Ocean