Physical and Chemical Processes of Seafloor Mineralization at Mid-Ocean Ridges

  1. Susan E. Humphris,
  2. Robert A. Zierenberg,
  3. Lauren S. Mullineaux and
  4. Richard E. Thomson
  1. Mark D. Hannington1,
  2. Ian R. Jonasson1,
  3. Peter M. Herzig2 and
  4. Sven Petersen2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM091p0115

Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions

Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions

How to Cite

Hannington, M. D., Jonasson, I. R., Herzig, P. M. and Petersen, S. (1995) Physical and Chemical Processes of Seafloor Mineralization at Mid-Ocean Ridges, in Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions (eds S. E. Humphris, R. A. Zierenberg, L. S. Mullineaux and R. E. Thomson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM091p0115

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

  2. 2

    Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900483

Online ISBN: 9781118663998

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Keywords:

  • Hydrothermal vents—Congresses;
  • Hydrothermal deposits—Congresses;
  • Hydrothermal vent ecology—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Styles of Venting and the Growth of Sulfide Deposits

  • Physical and Chemical Controls on the Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Seafloor Sulfides

  • Sees of Seafloor Hydrothermal Deposits

  • Summary and Conclusions