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The formation of peak rings in large impact craters
Drilling into Chicxulub's formation The Chicxulub impact crater, known for its link to the demise of the dinosaurs, also provides an opportunity to study rocks from a large impact structure. LargeExpand
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NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF CHICXULUB CRATER FORMATION BY OBLIQUE IMPACT
Introduction: Impact trajectory direction and angle to the target plane are important impact parameters that determine the direction of most severe environmental consequences and the volume and depthExpand
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Rapid Recovery of Life at Ground Zero of the End Cretaceous Mass Extinction
The Cretaceous/Palaeogene mass extinction eradicated 76% of species on Earth1,2. It was caused by the impact of an asteroid3,4 on the Yucatán carbonate platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico 66Expand
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The first day of the Cenozoic
Significance Chicxulub impact crater cores from the peak ring include ∼130 m of impact melt rock and breccia deposited on the first day of the Cenozoic. Within minutes of the impact, fluidizedExpand
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Time scales of magma transport and mixing at Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai'i
Modeling of volcanic processes is limited by a lack of knowledge of the time scales of storage, mixing, and final ascent of magmas into the shallowest portions of volcanic plumbing systemsExpand
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Rock fluidization during peak-ring formation of large impact structures
Large meteorite impact structures on the terrestrial bodies of the Solar System contain pronounced topographic rings, which emerged from uplifted target (crustal) rocks within minutes of impact. ToExpand
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A steeply-inclined trajectory for the Chicxulub impact
The environmental severity of large impacts on Earth is influenced by their impact trajectory. Impact direction and angle to the target plane affect the volume and depth of origin of vaporizedExpand
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Probing the hydrothermal system of the Chicxulub impact crater
The Chicxulub impact event generated a long-duration hydrothermal system suitable for microbial life. The ~180-km-diameter Chicxulub peak-ring crater and ~240-km multiring basin, produced by theExpand
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MACRO- AND MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE OF IMPACT METAMORPHISM IN ROCKS FROM THE CHICXULUB PEAK RING IODP-ICDP EXPEDITION 364 DRILL CORE
CHICXULUB PEAK RING IODP-ICDP EXPEDITION 364 DRILL CORE. L. Ferrière 1 , A. S. P. Rae 2 , M. Poelchau 3 , C. Koeberl 1,4 , and the IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Science Party, 1 Natural History Museum,Expand
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SPHENE AND TiO 2 ASSEMBLAGES IN THE CHICXULUB PEAK RING : U – Pb SYSTEMATICS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SHOCK PRESSURES , TEMPERATURES , AND CRATER COOLING
IMPLICATIONS FOR SHOCK PRESSURES, TEMPERATURES, AND CRATER COOLING M. Schmieder, D. A. Kring, T. J. Lapen, S. P. S. Gulick, D. F. Stockli, C. Rasmussen, A. S. P. Rae, L. Ferrière, M. Poelchau, L.Expand
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