Université de Fribourg

Origin and age of carbonate clasts from the Lusi eruption, Java, Indonesia

Samankassou, Elias ; Mazzini, Adriano ; Chiaradia, Massimo ; Spezzaferri, Silvia ; Moscariello, Andrea ; Couto, Damien Do

In: Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2018, vol. 90, p. 138–148

Deep stratigraphic constrains below the Indonesian Lusi mud eruption are currently lacking due to the absence of deep wells and good quality seismic data. A collection of carbonate clasts has been sampled from the Lusi site, active since its birth in 2006. These specimens are part of a large variety of lithotypes erupted from the main crater. The carbonates analysed comprise scleractinian...