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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 8' 36'' North , 44° 48' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.1433333333, -44.8083333333
A presently inactive hydrothermal mound, located east of the TAG mound.

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Stepanova, T. V., Krasnov, S. G., & Cherkashev, G. A. (1996). Mineralogy, chemical composition and structure of the MIR mound, TAG hydrothermal field. Geophysical research letters, 23(23), 3515-3518.

Petersen, S., Herzig, P.M., and Hannington, M.D. (2000): Third dimension of a presently forming VMS deposit: TAG hydrothermal mound, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 26°N. Mineralium Deposita 35, 233-259.

American Mineralogist: 84:197.

Geological Society of Canada contribution No. 68294: The Occurrence of Gold in Sulfide Deposits of the TAG hydrothermal field, Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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