Hot brines and recent iron deposits in deeps of the Red Sea

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
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Sedimentary iron and heavy-metal deposits of undetermined size have been found in the middle of the Red Sea some 2000 meters below the surface of the sea (Fig. 1). This discovery has been made from the Research Vessel Atlantis II, which is still at sea engaged in a series of oceanographic investigations which ultimately will end in November 1965, after the ship has circumnavigated the globe. The discovery is significant because the environment and the processes controlling deposition of heavy metals are observable and appear to be still active.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Hot brines and recent iron deposits in deeps of the Red Sea
Series title Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
DOI 10.1016/0016-7037(66)90007-X
Volume 30
Issue 3
Year Published 1966
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Contributing office(s) Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Description 20 p.
First page 341
Last page 359 & IN1
Other Geospatial Red Sea
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