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dc.contributor.authorRebolledo-Vieyra, M.
dc.contributor.authorUrrutia-Fucugauchi, J.
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dc.date.issued2004-01-01
dc.identifier.citationRebolledo-Vieyra, M., & Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. (2004). Magnetic Properties of Rocks at Yaxcopoil-1-Magnetostratigraphy of the impact breccias and post-impact carbonates from borehole Yaxcopoil-1, Chicxulub impact crater, Yucatán, Mexico. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 39(6), 821-830.
dc.identifier.issn1945-5100
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1945-5100.2004.tb00932.x
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/655845
dc.description.abstractWe report the magnetostratigraphy of the sedimentary sequence between the impact breccias and the post-impact carbonate sequence conducted on samples recovered by Yaxcopoil-1 (Yax-1). Samples of impact breccias show reverse polarities that span up to ~56 cm into the postimpact carbonate lithologies. We correlate these breccias to those of PEMEX boreholes Yucatán-6 and Chicxulub-1, from which we tied our magnetostratigraphy to the radiometric age from a melt sample from the Yucatán-6 borehole. Thin section analyses of the carbonate samples showed a significant amount of dark minerals and glass shards that we identified as the magnetic carriers; therefore, we propose that the mechanism of magnetic acquisition within the carbonate rocks for the interval studied is detrital remanent magnetism (DRM). With these samples, we constructed the scale of geomagnetic polarities where we find two polarities within the sequence, a reverse polarity event within the impact breccias and the base of the post-impact carbonate sequence (up to 794.07 m), and a normal polarity event in the last ~20 cm of the interval studied. The polarities recorded in the sequence analyzed are interpreted to span from chron 29r to 29n, and we propose that the reverse polarity event lies within the 29r chron. The magnetostratigraphy of the sequence studied shows that the horizon at 794.11 m deep, interpreted as the K/T boundary, lies within the geomagnetic chron 29r, which contains the K/T boundary.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe Meteoritical Society
dc.relation.urlhttps://meteoritical.org/
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dc.subjectMagnetostratigraphy
dc.subjectPost-impact carbonates
dc.subjectK/T boundary
dc.subjectCretaceous-Tertiary boundary
dc.subjectChicxulub
dc.subjectimpact breccias
dc.titleMagnetostratigraphy of the impact breccias and post-impact carbonates from borehole Yaxcopoil-1, Chicxulub impact crater, Yucatán, Mexico
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dc.identifier.journalMeteoritics & Planetary Science
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dc.eprint.versionFinal published version
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dc.source.volume39
dc.source.issue6
dc.source.beginpage821
dc.source.endpage829
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