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

Author
MacLagan, Ebberly
Herd, Christopher
Walton, Erin L.
Faculty Advisor
Date
2016
Keywords
impact structures , impact melt clasts
Abstract (summary)
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.
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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.
Item Type
Presentation
Language
English
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