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dc.contributor.advisorBenjamin Weiss.en_US
dc.contributor.authorBowens-Rubin, Rachelen_US
dc.contributor.otherMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.en_US
dc.coverage.spatialu-at-ween_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-27T14:19:45Z
dc.date.available2018-03-27T14:19:45Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/114374
dc.descriptionThesis: S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, 2011.en_US
dc.descriptionCataloged from PDF version of thesis.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (pages 59-60).en_US
dc.description.abstractA paleomagnetism study known as a conglomerate test was run on an Archean sandstone conglomerate rock to determine if the sample contained a remnant magnetization from the time of its formation. Twenty-nine clasts from a thin section of the sample were thermally demagnetized up to a temperature of 395°C. The heating revealed two components of magnetization which were unblocked at low and mid temperatures, revealing a magnetic mineralogy of Pyrrhotite.Eight matrix samples were heated to a temperature of 650°C which revealed two components of magnetization at mid and high temperatures, providing evidence for a magnetic mineralogy of Hematite.The direction of measured magnetic moment of the clasts were statistically similar, indicating that the rock failed the conglomerate test and was remagnetized after the rock formed.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Rachel Bowens-Rubin.en_US
dc.format.extent60 pagesen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMassachusetts Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.rightsMIT theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed, downloaded, or printed from this source but further reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582en_US
dc.subjectEarth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.en_US
dc.titlePaleomagnetism conglomerate test on Archean conglomerate rock from Jack Hills, Australiaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeS.B.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.en_US
dc.identifier.oclc1028993111en_US


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