Eight layered gabbro samples from two layered complexes, two
xenoliths, one basalt from a hot brine area and a standard basalt rock
(BCR-1) were analyzed by RNAA (radiochemical neutron activation
analysis) for 14 trace elements, Au, Ni, Co, Ag, Sb, Se, Zn, In, T1,
Rb, Cs, U, Ba and Sr....
Major (Fe, Mn, Al) and minor (Cr, Mo, Pb, Zn, Cd) element
analyses of metalliferous sediments in cores from the East Pacific
Rise and Bauer Deep indicate that the Bauer Deep sediments are
similar in chemistry and origin to metalliferous sediments of the
East Pacific Rises.
Fe, Pb, and Zn...
Easter Island and Sala y Gomez are part of the Sala y Gomez
Ridge, a broad band of high topography and scattered seamounts
extending ESE from the East Pacific Rise. It has been proposed that
the Sala y Gomez Ridge results from the movement of the Nazca Plate