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Ashadze 3

Name Alias(es): 
Ashadze-3
Ашадзе 3
MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Activity: 
Latitude: 
12.9860
Longitude: 
-44.8610
Location on map: 
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
4200
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
4100
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
26.2
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
ultramafic-hosted
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
"It should be noted that the Ashadze 3 sulfide deposit reported by Beltenev et al. [2005] 1.8 km to the north of the Ashadze 1 vents, was not found again during the 2007 ROV investigation of the lower axial valley wall slopes." (Ondréas et al. 2012) "S. Petersen pers. comm. 2016 likely active, but Georgy Cherkashov pers. comm. 2019 suggests inactive"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2005 plume and dredge only
Discovery References (text): 
(plume and dredge only) Beltenev, V et al (2005) New hydrothermal sites at 13 N, Mid Atlantic Ridge. InterRidge News 14: 14-16.
Other References (text): 
Ondréas, H., M. Cannat, Y. Fouquet, and A. Normand (2012), Geological context and vents morphology of the ultramafic-hosted Ashadze hydrothermal areas (Mid-Atlantic Ridge 13°N),Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.,13, Q0AG14, doi:10.1029/2012GC004433.