Vesiculation and Eruption Processes of Submarine Effusive and Explosive Rocks from the Middle Miocene Ogi Basalt, Sado Island, Japan

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Norie Fujibayashi1 and
  2. Umio Sakai2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM17

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Fujibayashi, N. and Sakai, U. (2003) Vesiculation and Eruption Processes of Submarine Effusive and Explosive Rocks from the Middle Miocene Ogi Basalt, Sado Island, Japan, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

  2. 2

    Hokuriku Branch, Nittoc Construction Co. Ltd., Toyama, Japan

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

  • The Ogi Basalt

  • The Sawasaki Pyroclastic Rocks

  • Vesicles

  • Vesicle Size Distribution and Population Density in Glassy Samples

  • Vesicularity

  • Ascent of Magma for Sawasaki Pillow Lava and Pyroclastic Rocks

  • Fragmentation of the Sawasaki Pyroclastic Rocks