Submarine, Silicic, Syn-Eruptive Pyroclastic Units in the Mount Read Volcanics, Western Tasmania: Influence of Vent Setting and Proximity on Lithofacies Characteristics

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Jocelyn Mcphie1 and
  2. Rodney L. Allen3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM16

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Mcphie, J. and Allen, R. L. (2003) Submarine, Silicic, Syn-Eruptive Pyroclastic Units in the Mount Read Volcanics, Western Tasmania: Influence of Vent Setting and Proximity on Lithofacies Characteristics, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Ore Deposit Research and School of Earth Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

  2. 3

    Volcanic Resources Limited, Boledin, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909998

Online ISBN: 9781118668665

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Keywords:

  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Explosive volcanic eruptions;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Marine sediments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mount Read Volcanics

  • Depositional Setting of the Mount Read Volcanics

  • Characteristics of Submarine, Silicic, Syn-Eruptive Pyroclastic Units

  • Submarine, Silicic, Syn-Eruptive Pyroclastic Units in the Mount Read Volcanics

  • Conclusions