Evolution of Cenozoic clay assemblages in the Barbados Ridge (Deep Sea Drilling Project sites 541, 542, 543)

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doi: 10.2973/dsdp.proc.78a.113.1984
Authors:Latouche, C.; Maillet, N.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Bordeaux I, Inst. Geol. Bassin d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Other:
Univ. Calif., Santa Cruz, United States
Fla. State Univ., United States
Hawaii Inst. Geophys., United States
U. S. Geol. Surv., United States
Univ. Wash., United States
Mass. Inst. Technol., United States
Mobil Explor. and Prod. Serv., United States
Univ. Tübingen, Federal Republic of Germany
Scripps Inst. Oceanogr., United States
Univ. Leicester, United Kingdom
Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Pac. Geosci. Cent., United States
Nav. Ocean Res. and Dev. Act., United States
Univ. Paris, France
Lamont-Doherty Geol. Obs., United States
Univ. Tex., Austin, United States
Los Alamos Sci. Lab., United States
Inst. Geophys., Sverdlovsk, USSR
Volume Title:Initial reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project covering Leg 78A of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Juan, Puerto Rico, February-March 1981; and covering Leg 78B of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, San Juan, Puerto Rico to Las Palmas, Grand Canary Island, March-April, 1981
Volume Authors:Biju-Duval, Bernard; Moore, J. Casey; Bergen, James A. M.; Blackinton, Grant; Claypool, George E.; Cowan, Darrel S.; Davis, Dan M.; Guerra, Rodolfo T.; Hemleben, Christoph H. J.; Marlow, Michael S.; Pudsey, Carol J.; Renz, G. W.; Tardy, Marc; Wilson, Douglas S.; Wright, Audrey W.; Natland, James H.; Hyndman, Roy D.; Salisbury, Matthew H.; Ballard, Alan; Becker, Keir; Denis, Jerome; Hickman, Stephen H.; Jacobson, Randy S.; Langseth, Marcus G.; Mathews, Mark A.; McGowan, Douglas; Nechoroshkov, Vladislav L.; Ponomarev, Vladimir N.; Svitek, Joseph F.; Wallerstedt, Robert L.; Orlofsky, Susan
Source:Initial reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project covering Leg 78A of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Juan, Puerto Rico, February-March 1981; and covering Leg 78B of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, San Juan, Puerto Rico to Las Palmas, Grand Canary Island, March-April, 1981, Bernard Biju-Duval, J. Casey Moore, James A. M. Bergen, Grant Blackinton, George E. Claypool, Darrel S. Cowan, Dan M. Davis, Rodolfo T. Guerra, Christoph H. J. Hemleben, Michael S. Marlow, Carol J. Pudsey, G. W. Renz, Marc Tardy, Douglas S. Wilson, Audrey W. Wright, James H. Natland, Roy D. Hyndman, Matthew H. Salisbury, Alan Ballard, Keir Becker, Jerome Denis, Stephen H. Hickman, Randy S. Jacobson, Marcus G. Langseth, Mark A. Mathews, Douglas McGowan, Vladislav L. Nechoroshkov, Vladimir N. Ponomarev, Joseph F. Svitek, Robert L. Wallerstedt and Susan Orlofsky. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Vol.( 78A-78B), p.343-356. Publisher: Texas A & M University, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, United States. ISSN: 0080-8334
Publication Date:1984
Note:In English. 23 refs.; illus. incl. 3 tables, charts, sect., sketch map
Summary:Throughout the Miocene sediments, smectite dominates at all three sites. From the Pliocene on, illite becomes dominant and chlorite is well represented. In the Pleistocene the mineralogy becomes exactly the same at all three sites. [K.A.R.]
Subjects:Cenozoic; Chlorite; Chlorite group; Clastic sediments; Clay; Clay mineralogy; Clay minerals; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Illite; Island arcs; Kaolinite; Marine environment; Marine geology; Marine sediments; Mineral assemblages; Miocene; Neogene; Oceanography; Pleistocene; Pliocene; Quaternary; Sedimentation; Sediments; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Smectite; Tertiary; Antilles; Atlantic Ocean; Barbados Ridge; Caribbean region; Caribbean Sea; DSDP Site 541; DSDP Site 542; DSDP Site 543; IPOD; Leg 78A; Lesser Antilles; North Atlantic; West Indies; Areal studies; Environment
Coordinates:N153000 N160000 W0582000 W0590000
Abstract Numbers:85M/1010
Record ID:1985013529
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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