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Glover Bluff

Crater Name
Location
Latitude
Longitude
Diameter (km)
Age (Ma)*
Exposed
Drilled
Target Rock**
Bolide Type***
Glover Bluff
Wisconsin, U.S.A.
N 43° 58'
W 89° 32'
8
< 500
Y
Y
S
-

 

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References
Cannon, W. F., Mudrey, M. G. Jr., The potential for diamond-bearing kimberlite in Northern Michigan and Wisconsin. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 842, 15 p. 1981.
Cockell, C. S., Lee, P., The Biology of Impact Craters - a review. Biol. Rev., 77, P. 279 - 310. 2002.
Dietz, R. S., McHone, J. F., Astroblemes recently confirmed with shatter cones (abstract). Meteoritics, v. 26, p. 332. 1991.
Ekern, G. L., Thwaites, F., The Glover Bluff structure, a disturbed area in the Paleozoics of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Transactions, v. 25, pp. 89-97. 1930.
Grieve, R. A. F., The record of impact on Earth: Implications for a major Cretaceous/Tertiary impact event. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 190, pp. 25-37. 1982.
Gurov, E. P., Gurova, E. P., Impact structures on the Earth's surface (in Russian). Geologicheskii Zhurnal, v. 47, pp. 117-124. 1987.
Koenen, K. H., Geophysical studies in south central Wisconsin. Unpublished Master's Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 44 p. 1956.
Masaitis, V. L., Danilin, A.N., Maschak, M.S., Raykhlin, A.I., Selivanovskaya, T.V. and Shadenkov,Ye.M., The Geology of Astroblemes (in Russian). Leningrad, Nedra, 231 p. 1980.
Read, W. F., Impact bombs in Middle Ordovician marine sediments of southeastern Wisconsin (abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XVI, pp. 687-688. 1985.
Read, W. F., The circular structure at Glover Bluff: What and where it is (abstract). Meteoritics, v. 19, pp. 295-296. 1984.
Read, W. F., Shatter cones at Glover Bluff, Wisconsin. Meteoritics, v. 18, pp. 241-243. 1983.

 

* pre-1977 K-Ar, Ar-Ar and Rb-Sr ages recalculated using the decay constants of Steiger and Jager (1977) Ages in millions of years (Ma) before present.

** Abbreviations: C - Crystalline Target; C-Ms - Metasedimentary Target; M - Mixed Target (i.e.sedimentary strata overlying crystalline basement); S - sedimentary target (i.e. no crystalline rocks affected by the impact event). From Osinski. G. R., Spray J. G., and Grieve R. A. F. 2007. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: A synthesis. In The Sedimentary Record of Meteorite Impacts, Geological Society of America Special Paper. Editors: Evans K. Horton W., King D., Morrow J., and Warme J. Geological Society of America: Boulder, in press.

***
From Koeberl,C. Identification of meteoritic components in impactites. 1998, Koeberl, C. The Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry of Impacts. 2007 and PASSC Files. (IAB, IIIAB, IIIB, IIID - Iron Meteorite)

 

 

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