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

Stoffers, P.; Hannington, M.
October 1999
Geology;Oct99, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p931
Academic Journal
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.


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