[meteorite-list] Platinum Anomalies Found Associated with Volcanic Events

From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2018 15:38:14 -0500
Message-ID: <bd374122-45ca-9482-d262-bc617d052a49_at_att.net>

Platinum anomalies have been associated with high-magnitude
late Holocene volcanic events. Go see:

Platinum is key in ancient volcanic related climate change
University of Cincinnati, July 31, 2018

Tankersley, K.B., Dunning, N.P., Owen, L.A., Huff, W.D.,
Park, J.H., Kim, C., Lentz, D.L. and Sparks-Stokes, D., 2018.
Positive Platinum anomalies at three late Holocene high
magnitude volcanic events in Western Hemisphere
sediments. Scientific reports, 8(1), number. 11298.

"Pt anomalies in sediments over a broad geographic area
indicate distinctive time-correlative atmospheric deposition
rates of platinum-rich volcanic ash."

 ?a related paper:

Soyol-Erdene, T.O., Huh, Y., Hong, S. and Hur, S.D., 2011.
A 50-year record of platinum, iridium, and rhodium in
Antarctic snow: volcanic and anthropogenic sources.
Environmental science & technology, 45(14), pp. 5929-5935.


Paul H.
Received on Sat 01 Sep 2018 04:38:14 PM PDT

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