A dual-layer Chicxulub ejecta sequence with shocked carbonates from the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) boundary, ODP Leg 207, western Atlantic

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Author(s): Schulte, P.; Deutsch, A.; Salge, T.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Universität Erlangen, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Erlangen, Germany
Westfälisch Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Bruker AXS Microanalysis, Germany
Volume Title: Lunar and planetary science conference XL; papers presented to the Fortieth lunar and planetary science conference
Source: Abstracts of Papers Submitted to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Vol.40; Fortieth lunar and planetary science conference, Houston, TX, March 23-27, 2009. Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, United States
Note: In English. Accessed on May 21, 2010. 6 refs.; illus.
Year of Publication: 2009
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 05 Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic; Atlantic Ocean; Carbonates; Cenozoic; Chicxulub Crater; Clasts; Clay minerals; Cretaceous; Crystallites; Demerara Rise; Ejecta; Equatorial Atlantic; Iridium; K-T boundary; Layered materials; Leg 207; Lower Paleocene; Marine sediments; Matrix; Mesozoic; Metals; Metamorphism; North Atlantic; Northwest Atlantic; ODP Site 1258; ODP Site 1259; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Paleocene; Paleogene; Petrography; Platinum group; Sediments; Sheet silicates; Shock metamorphism; Silicates; Smectite; Spherules; Stratigraphic boundary; Tektites; Tertiary; Textures; Upper Cretaceous; West Atlantic
Coordinates: N092600 N092600 W0544400 W0544400
N091800 N091800 W0541200 W0541200
Record ID: 2011018590
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