Major, trace element and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotope compositions of Tuvalu Island lavas (Rurutu Hotspot)
Finlayson, Valerie A
Konter, Jasper G
Koppers, Anthony A
Jackson, Matthew G
Rooney, Tyrone O
Major, trace element and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotopic composition of dredged submarine lava samples from the Tuvalu Islands, Southwest Pacific, located between the Marshall/Gilbert Islands and Samoan (western) Seamounts. The purpose of the dataset was to test if the Tuvalu Islands were generated by the Rurutu Hotspot (currently active in the Cook-Austral Islands).
How to cite this dataset:
Finlayson, V. A., Konter, J. G., Konrad, K., Koppers, A. A., Jackson, M. G., Rooney, T. O., 2018. Major, trace element and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotope compositions of Tuvalu Island lavas (Rurutu Hotspot), Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.1594/IEDA/100678.
DOI Creation Date:
Finlayson et al. (2018), Sr–Pb–Nd–Hf isotopes and 40Ar/39Ar ages reveal a Hawaii–Emperor-style bend in the Rurutu hotspot, Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States [CC BY-NC-SA 3.0]
National Science Foundation: 1433097
Coverage Scope: Regional (Continents, Oceans)
Geographic Location: Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu Islands, Rurutu Hotspot
User Contributed Keyword(s):
hotspot, radiogenic isotopes, mantle source
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