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Vema Fracture Zone

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Vent Sites: 
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Latitude: 
10.8500
Longitude: 
-41.8000
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Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
3600
Minimum Depth (mbsl): 
3100
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
27.0
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
VSD, vein and disseminated sulfides; NFS, Mn crusts
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
vein and disseminated sulfides in altered basalt; Mn crusts from walls of fracture zone
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
NotProvided
Discovery References (text): 
[Bonatti et al., Econ. Geol., 71, 1515-1525, 1976
Rona et al., .Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 87, 661-674, 1976]
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