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Dietrich, Hans G; Klosa, D (1998): Carbonate content of sediment core CRP-1 (Table 1) [dataset]. PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Dietrich, HG; Klosa, D (1998): Carbonate contents in CRP-1 samples - initial results. Terra Antartica, 5(3), 645-646, hdl:10013/epic.28336.d001

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Determinations of total carbonate content yield additional information, in the context of integrated investigations, thus enabling or enhancing the interpretation and characterisation of the depositional environment, the processes of sedimentation and the diagenesis of sediments. In the case of drillcores, they help us to discern vertical gradations of facies sequences that have repeating patterns or show changes through time.
This report presents initial results of carbonate investigations on a total of 32 bulk samples from the Quaternary and Miocene strata of the CRP-1 borehole, which reached a final depth of 147.69 metres below sea floor (mbsf). Fifteen out of a total of 18 lithostratigraphic units in the core were sampled (Tab. 1). Fourteen samples (24.85-43.85 mbsf) belong to the Quaternary, whereas 18 samples (44.53-146.51 mbsf) originate from the Miocene strata. The sampling intervals varied from 1-5 m for the Quaternary, and 1-15 m for the Miocene. All the samples originated from sections of core representing not more than 1 cm thickness.
Latitude: -77.007580 * Longitude: 163.755080
Date/Time Start: 1997-10-17T01:30:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-10-24T02:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 24.85 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 146.51 m
CRP-1 (16 km ENE Cape Roberts) * Latitude: -77.007580 * Longitude: 163.755080 * Date/Time Start: 1997-10-17T01:30:00 * Date/Time End: 1997-10-24T02:00:00 * Elevation: -153.5 m * Penetration: 132.06 m * Recovery: 113.32 m * Location: off Cape Roberts, Ross Sea, Antarctica * Campaign: CRP-1 * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Method/Device: Core wireline system (CWS) * Comment: sea ice thickness: 1.60 m, recovery 86 %. Age and lithology of oldest strata: 22-24 Ma; mudstone with scattered pebbles.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1DEPTH, sediment/rockDepth sedmGeocode
2Lithology/composition/faciesLithologyDietrich, Hans GVisual description
3Calcium carbonateCaCO3%Dietrich, Hans GGas volumetricCaCO3 in bulk samples
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