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Saukel, Cornelia; Lamy, Frank; Stuut, Jan-Berend W; Tiedemann, Ralf; Vogt, Christoph (2011): Clay mineralogy of surface sediments from the South Pacific Ocean. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.757907, In supplement to: Saukel, C et al. (2011): Distribution and provenance of wind-blown SE Pacific surface sediments. Marine Geology, 280(1-4), 130-142, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2010.12.006

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Coverage:
Median Latitude: -7.817769 * Median Longitude: -84.501493 * South-bound Latitude: -23.606000 * West-bound Longitude: -100.543000 * North-bound Latitude: 9.588000 * East-bound Longitude: -71.128000
Date/Time Start: 1971-09-23T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1989-09-29T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: m
Event(s):
FD75-3-15 (MG4) * Latitude: -17.190000 * Longitude: -74.862000 * Date/Time: 1975-05-01T00:00:00 * Elevation: -4690.0 m * Location: South Pacific Ocean * Campaign: FD75-3 * Basis: Melville * Device: Gravity corer (GC)
FD75-3-16 (MG2) * Latitude: -13.957000 * Longitude: -78.085000 * Date/Time: 1975-05-02T00:00:00 * Elevation: -4653.0 m * Location: South Pacific Ocean * Campaign: FD75-3 * Basis: Melville * Device: Gravity corer (GC)
ME0005A-14MC2 * Latitude: 5.846500 * Longitude: -86.449000 * Elevation: -2045.0 m * Location: South Pacific Ocean * Campaign: ME0005A (NEMO) * Basis: Melville * Device: MultiCorer (MUC)
Comment:
The relative clay-mineral contents (rel%) of illite, smectite, chlorite and kaolinite were determined semi-quantitatively by calculating the integrated peak areas of the clay-mineral basal reflections, weighted with the empirically determined factors after Biscaye (1964, 1965). The quartz/feldspar ratio is the ratio of the quartz peak area over the sum of the peak areas of K-feldspar and plagioclase. K-feldspar/plagioclase also represents the ratio of the respective peak areas.
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1Event labelEvent
2Optional event labelEvent 2
3Latitude of eventLatitude
4Longitude of eventLongitude
5Elevation of eventElevationm
6DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmGeocode
7SmectiteSme%Saukel, Cornelia
8IlliteIll%Saukel, Cornelia
9KaoliniteKln%Saukel, Cornelia
10ChloriteChl%Saukel, Cornelia
11Quartz/Feldspar ratioQz/FspSaukel, Cornelia
12Kalifeldspar/Plagioclase ratioKfs/PlSaukel, Cornelia
Size:
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