Platinum group elements analysis of impactites from the ICDP Chicxulub drill core Yax-1; are there traces of the impactor?

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Author(s): Tagle, Roald; Erzinger, J.; Hecht, L.; Stöffler, D.; Schmitt, R. T.; Claeys, P.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Natural History Museum, Institute of Mineralogy, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Federal Republic of Germany
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Volume Title: Lunar and planetary science, XXXIV; papers presented to the Thirty-fourth lunar and planetary science conference
Source: Abstracts of Papers Submitted to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Vol.34; Thirty-fourth lunar and planetary science conference, Houston, TX, March 17-21, 2003. Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, United States
Note: In English. 18 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table
Summary: PGE in the impactites from the Chicxulub cores Yax-1 and Y6, show a terrestrial pattern and no meteoritic contamination. This supports a non-homogeneous distribution of impactor material between crater fill and the distal impact formations.
Year of Publication: 2003
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
IPOD International Phase of Ocean Drilling
Key Words: 02 Geochemistry; 05 Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic; Breccia; Campeche Mexico; Carbonaceous chondrites; Cenozoic; Chemical composition; Chicxulub Crater; Chondrites; Cores; Cretaceous; DSDP Site 567; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Gold; ICP mass spectra; IPOD; Impactites; Iridium; K-T boundary; Leg 84; Lower Paleocene; Mass spectra; Mesozoic; Metals; Metamorphic rocks; Meteorites; Mexico; Paleocene; Paleogene; Palladium; Platinum; Platinum group; Rhodium; Ruthenium; Siderophile elements; Spectra; Stony meteorites; Stratigraphic boundary; Tertiary; Upper Cretaceous; X-ray fluorescence spectra; Yax-1; Yucatan Peninsula
Coordinates: N124259 N124259 W0905557 W0905557
N204500 N204500 W0893000 W0893000
Record ID: 2006068551
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