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A Hydrothermally Altered, Mn-incrusted Marine Sediment as an Analogue for Martian Deposits?

  • Christoph, Gross
  • Janice Bishop
  • A, Maturilli
  • M, D Amore
  • J, Helbert
Publication Date
Dec 16, 2015
SETI Institute


The investigated sample was dredged in the Kahouanne basin during the research cruise SO-154 (RV Sonne) in the Lesser Antilles Island Arc between the islands of Guadeloupe and Montserrat (Halbach et al., 2002). The Kahouanne basin represents the southern extension of the large Kallinago intra-arc basin and has a length of approximately 40 km and a width of 15 km. The western margin of the basin is dominated by the Shoe-Rock-Spur fault zone. Previous research cruises found indications for low-temperature hydrothermal fluid- ...

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