TITLE

Elemental mercury at submarine hydrothermal vents in the Bay of Plenty, Taupo volcanic zone, New

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffers, P.; Hannington, M.
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Geology;Oct99, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p931
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the discovery of mercury depositing submarine hydrothermal vents at the offshore extension of Taupo volcanic zone in New Zealand. Occurrence of elemental mercury on the sea floor; Link between offshore hydrothermal activity and mercury-depositing systems on land; Mechanism of mercury transport in sea-floor hydrothermal systems.
ACCESSION #
2370996

 

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