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Trans-Atlantic Geotraverse hydrothermal field (TAG), Mid-Atlantic Ridge complex, Atlantic Ocean

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 8' 35'' North , 44° 48' 29'' West (est.)
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Mark D. Hannington, Alan G. Galley, Peter M. Herzig, and Sven Petersen (1998) 28. Comparison Of The Tag Mound And Stockwork Complex With Cyprus-Type Massive Sulfide Deposits. In Herzig, P.M., Humphris, S.E., Miller, D.J., and Zierenberg, R.A. (Eds.), 1998 Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol. 158

Zeng Zhigang, Qin Yunshan, and Zhai Shikui (2001): He, Ne and Ar isotope compositions of fluid inclusions in hydrothermal sulfides from the TAG hydrothermal field, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 44(3), 221-228.

Dekov, V. (2006). Native nickel in the TAG hydrothermal field sediments (Mid‐Atlantic Ridge, 26° N): Space trotter, guest from mantle, or a widespread mineral, connected with serpentinization?. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth (1978–2012), 111(B5).

Shaoyong Jiang, Tao Yang, Liang Li, Kuidong Zhao, and Hongfei Ling (2006): Lead and sulfur isotopic compositions of sulfides from the TAG hydrothermal field, Mid-Atlantic ridge. Acta Petrologica Sinica 22(10), 2597-2602.

Bogdanov, Y.A., Vikent’ev, I.V., Lein, A.Y., Bogdanova, O.Y., Sagalevich, A.M., and Sivtsov, A.V. (2008): Low-Temperature Hydrothermal Deposits in the Rift Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geology of Ore Deposits 50(2), 119-134.

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