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Herbin, Jean-Paul; Deroo, Gerard (1984): (Table 1) Carbon content and petroleum potential at DSDP Hole 73-520. PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Herbin, J-P; Deroo, G (1984): Organic geochemistry of Miocene-Pliocene laminated diatomites on the East Flank of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Site 520, Leg 73). In: Hsü, KJ; LaBrecque, JL; et al. (eds.), Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project (U.S. Govt. Printing Office), 73, 537-538,

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At the end of the Leg 73 cruise, at Site 520, a thick upper Miocene facies of laminated diatomite was discovered. It was hypothesized that the sediment was derived from nutrient-rich waters in a young Cenozoic anoxic basin in the open Atlantic Ocean near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Latitude: -25.523300 * Longitude: -11.185700
Date/Time Start: 1980-04-28T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1980-04-28T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 256.70 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 390.98 m
73-520 * Latitude: -25.523300 * Longitude: -11.185700 * Date/Time: 1980-04-28T00:00:00 * Elevation: -4207.0 m * Penetration: 456.5 m * Recovery: 69 m * Location: South Atlantic/VALLEY * Campaign: Leg73 * Basis: Glomar Challenger * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 29 cores; 249 m cored; 15.5 m drilled; 27.7 % recovery
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1Sample code/labelSample labelHerbin, Jean-PaulODP sample designation
2DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmGeocode – mbsf
3Carbon, pyrolysis mineralpyroMinC%Herbin, Jean-PaulRock eval pyrolysis (Espitalié et al. 1977)
4Carbon, organic, totalTOC%Herbin, Jean-PaulElement analyser CHN, LECO
5Pyrolysis temperature maximumTmax°CHerbin, Jean-PaulRock eval pyrolysis (Espitalié et al. 1977)
6Petroleum potentialPPmg HC/gHerbin, Jean-PaulRock eval pyrolysis (Espitalié et al. 1977)
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