Meteorite Impact Indicators

 
IKU drillhole 7430/10-U-01 IKU drillhole 7329/3-U-1

Seismic reflection profile through the IKU drillhole. Core recovery indicated by white bar.
 

Cathodoluminescence-scanning electronmicroscopy of shoched quartz grain in core 7430/10-U-01.
 

Iridium anomaly along part of core 7430/10-U-01 determined by radiochemical methods (neutron activation).
 
 



Sedimentological log of the IKU drillhole and the retrieved core samples
 

References:
Dypvik, H., Gudlaugsson, S.T., Tsikalas, F., Attrep, M. Jr., Ferrell, R.E. Jr., Krinsley, D.H., Mørk, A., Faleide, J.I., and Nagy, J., 1996, Mjølnir Structure: An impact crater in the Barents Sea: Geology, v. 24, p. 779-882.

Dypvik, H., Faleide, J.I., Mørk, A., and Smelror, M., 1999, Endeling har Mjølnirkrateret blitt boret: Geo, No 1 (1999), p. 18-19.
 
 

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Last modified February, 2004 by Filippos Tsikalas