Investigation of impact melt clasts in allochthonous crater-fill deposits of the Steen River impact structure

  • Title: Investigation of impact melt clasts in allochthonous crater-fill deposits of the Steen River impact structure
    Author: MacLagan, Ebberly; Herd, Christopher; Walton, Erin L.
    Year: 2016
    Keyword(s): impact structures, impact melt clasts
    Description: The Steen River impact structure (SRIS) is a buried complex crater located in northwestern Alberta that is thought to have formed around 91 ± 7 Ma. The goal of this study was to investigate the impact melt clasts in the SRIS breccia to determine their mechanisms of formation and emplacement.
    Notes: Presented on March 21-25, 2016 at the 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in The Woodlands, Texas.
    Peer Reviewed: Yes
    Type of Item: Conference Materials
    Language: English

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