By Evgeny G. Gurvich
The monograph describes the distribution, composition and accumulation charges of contemporary and old metalliferous sediments and their elements within the oceans and the purple Sea. The tactics influencing the formation of composition of metal-bearing topic of the metalliferous sediments, from hydrothermal effluence to accumulation at the ocean ground, are thought of, and recognized styles in distribution of chemical aspect contents within the metalliferous sediments are defined. The effect of assorted ordinary elements at the formation of metalliferous strata is proven quantitatively. Metalliferous sediments enable the reconstruction of the depth and place of earlier hydrothermal task and linked mineral formation within the ocean. in addition, the main possible positions of buried hydrothermal accumulations are reconstructed. The booklet is geared toward geologists, ore geologists, marine geologists and geochemists, oceanographers together with paleo-ceanographers, in addition to at undergraduate and graduate scholars.