Analysis of VHMS-Hosting Ignimbrites Erupted at Bathyal Water Depths (Ordovican Bald Mountain Sequence, Northern Maine)

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Lowell G. Kessel and
  2. Cathy J. Busby

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM24

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Kessel, L. G. and Busby, C. J. (2003) Analysis of VHMS-Hosting Ignimbrites Erupted at Bathyal Water Depths (Ordovican Bald Mountain Sequence, Northern Maine), in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM24

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, University of California at Santa Barbara

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

  • Evidence for Bathyal Marine Eruption and Deposition of the Footwall and Hangingwall Ignimbrites at Bald Mountain

  • Terminology

  • Methods

  • Textural and Granulometric Analysis of Deep-Water Erupted Ignimbrites

  • Possible Origins of Fine-Ash Poor Pyroclastic Deposits

  • Eruption of the Footwall and Hangingwall Ignimbrites at >11.45 Km Water Depth

  • Comparison of the Bald Mountain Footwall and Hangingwall Ignimbrites with Other Pumice Lapillistone Deposits

  • Conclusions