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Green Seamount

FeatureID: 
Green
Name Alias(es): 
Larson Seamounts, Volcano "B"
Activity: 
Location
Latitude: 
20.8033
Longitude: 
-109.283
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
2000
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
63
Host Rock: 
MORB, E-MORB
Deposit Type: 
PMS, fe-oxide & silica deposits with massive sulfide
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Notes on Vent Field Description: 
Fe oxide sediments, gossans, relict sulfide chimneys, and Fe-Mn crusts on a small off-axis seamount adjacent to the EPR
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
NotProvided
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1982 submersible Alvin observed only inactive
References
Discovery References (text): 
[Lonsdale et al., Mar. Tech. J., 16, 54-61, 1982, Metallogenesis at Seamounts on the East Pacific Rise]
Alt et al., Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 98, 157-168, 1987, Hydrothermal sulfide and oxide deposits on seamounts near 21°N, East Pacific Rise.
Other References (text): 
Batiza, R., and D. Vanko (1984), Petrology of Young Pacific Seamounts, J. Geophys. Res., 89(B13), 11, 235–11, 260.