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Ashadze 4

Name Alias(es): 
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Vent Sites: 
Activity: 
Maximum Temperature: 
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Latitude: 
12.9700
Longitude: 
-44.8500
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Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
4530
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
26.2
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
basalt-hosted
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
located on rift valley floor; Fouquet, Y et al. (2007): Basaltic hosted deposits are dominated by sphalerite and pyrite at Ashadze 4
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2007 ROV VICTOR 6000 did not find hydrothermal activity
Discovery References (text): 
(inactive) Fouquet, Y et al. (2007) Diversity of Ultramafic Hosted Hydrothermal Deposits on the Mid Atlantic Ridge: First Submersible Studies on Ashadze, Logatchev 2 and Krasnov Vent Fields During the Serpentine Cruise. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abstract #T51F-03.
Other References (text): 
Cherkashov, G., et al. (2010) Seafloor Massive Sulfides from the Northern Equatorial Mid-Atlantic Ridge: New Discoveries and Perspectives. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology 28: 222-239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1064119X.2010.483308