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Fontilea, Kristin; Marsaglia, Kathleen M; Dean, Norman (2006): Lithology and geochemistry of ODP Leg 198 sites, Shatsky Rise. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.778101, Supplement to: Fontilea, K et al. (2006): A petrological and geochemical study of Cretaceous siliceous rocks from Shatsky Rise. In: Bralower, TJ; Premoli Silva, I; Malone, MJ (eds.) Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 198, 1-45, https://doi.org/10.2973/odp.proc.sr.198.107.2006

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Abstract:
Samples of chert, porcellanite, and chalk/limestone from Cretaceous chert-bearing sections recovered during Leg 198 were studied to elucidate the nature and origin of chert color zonations with depth/age. Sedimentary structures, trace fossils, compactional features, sediment composition, texture, geochemistry, and diagenetic history were compared among lithologies. Trends in major and minor element composition were determined. Whereas geochemical analyses demonstrate systematic elemental differences among the different lithologies, there are less distinct patterns in composition for the colored cherts. The color of the chert appears to be related primarily to the amount of silica and secondarily to the proportion of other components. Red cherts are almost pure silica with only minor impurities. This may allow pigmentation from fine Fe oxides to dominate the color. These red cherts are from places where geophysical logs indicate that chert is the dominant rock type of the section. These red chert intervals cannot be unequivocally distinguished from surrounding chert-bearing lithologies in terms of sedimentary structures.
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Median Latitude: 34.432345 * Median Longitude: 159.801579 * South-bound Latitude: 31.577330 * West-bound Longitude: 157.297660 * North-bound Latitude: 37.790610 * East-bound Longitude: 162.750880
Date/Time Start: 2001-09-09T00:15:00 * Date/Time End: 2001-10-15T00:30:00
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198-1207B * Latitude: 37.790610 * Longitude: 162.750880 * Date/Time Start: 2001-09-09T00:15:00 * Date/Time End: 2001-09-13T23:30:00 * Elevation: -3100.7 m * Penetration: 622.8 m * Recovery: 60.22 m * Location: North Pacific Ocean * Campaign: Leg198 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 49 cores; 465.8 m cored; 157 m drilled; 12.9 % recovery
198-1213A * Latitude: 31.577330 * Longitude: 157.297660 * Date/Time Start: 2001-10-02T06:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2001-10-04T03:00:00 * Elevation: -3882.8 m * Penetration: 198.9 m * Recovery: 43.09 m * Location: North Pacific Ocean * Campaign: Leg198 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 21 core; 198.9 m cored; 0 m drilled; 21.7 % recovery
198-1213B * Latitude: 31.577630 * Longitude: 157.297700 * Date/Time Start: 2001-10-04T03:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2001-10-09T19:00:00 * Elevation: -3882.6 m * Penetration: 494.4 m * Recovery: 60.46 m * Location: North Pacific Ocean * Campaign: Leg198 * Basis: Joides Resolution * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 33 cores; 304.7 m cored; 189.7 m drilled; 19.8 % recovery
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