Ultramafic-Hosted Hydrothermal Systems at Mid-Ocean Ridges: Chemical and Physical Controls on pH, Redox and Carbon Reduction Reactions

  1. C.R. German,
  2. J. Lin and
  3. L.M. Parson
  1. W. E. Seyfried Jr.,
  2. D. I. Foustoukos and
  3. D. E. Allen

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/148GM11

Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Seyfried, W. E., Foustoukos, D. I. and Allen, D. E. (2004) Ultramafic-Hosted Hydrothermal Systems at Mid-Ocean Ridges: Chemical and Physical Controls on pH, Redox and Carbon Reduction Reactions, in Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds C.R. German, J. Lin and L.M. Parson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/148GM11

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904139

Online ISBN: 9781118665879

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Keywords:

  • Hydrothermal circulation (Oceanography);
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Research;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Earth-Crust

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Review of ph Controlling Reactions During Hydrothermal Alteration in Ultramafic Systems

  • Redox Constraints in High-Temperature Reaction Zones in Ultramafic-Hosted Hydrothermal Systems

  • Controls on Dissolved Chloride and Temperature

  • Carbon Reduction Reactions and Mineral Catalysis in Ultramafic-Hosted Hydrothermal Systems

  • Conclusions