NAOC Open IR
A large long-lived central-vent volcano in the Gardner region: Implications for the volcanic history of the nearside of the Moon
Huang, Qian1,2; Zhao, Jiannan3,4,5; Wang, Xianmin1; Wang, Taimao3; Zhang, Feng5; Qiao, Le6; Chen, Yuchao1; Qiu, Denggao1; Yang, Yazhou7; Xiao, Long3
2020-07-15
Source PublicationEARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS
ISSN0012-821X
Volume542Pages:13
AbstractLarge shield-building volcanic structures (>30 km) with central vents are rare on the Moon. The most popular candidate targets of lunar large shield volcanoes are volcanic complexes on the lunar nearside within the compositionally evolved Procellarum KREEP terrane (PKT). However, there is a unique mass concentrated volcanic complex not within the PKT, namely Gardner (16.1 degrees N, 34.1 degrees E, similar to 70 km in diameter) on the northern edge of Mare Tranquillitatis, whose origin is enigmatic. Here we use multi-source remote-sensing data to assess its morphology, composition and stratigraphy to better understand its formation and evolution. Results show that domes, sinuous rilles, and an irregular depression exist in this region. Gardner has experienced four stages of volcanic activities with absolute model ages from 3.90 to 2.96 Ga, contemporaneous with the main volcanic activity periods of the lunar nearside. An area with relatively low albedo, high FeO and TiO2 contents, low rock abundances, and young surface age is identified in the southeast part of the irregular depression at the summit of the plateau, which could have been the result of a long-lived eruptive center. Quasi-circular positive Bouguer-gravity anomaly suggests either sill/laccolith intrusions or large conduit solidifications underneath this area, which could be related to its surrounding radially distributed lava domes, wrinkle ridges and faults. We conclude that Gardner is the largest central-vent volcano identified so far on the Moon, and it provides an essentially new perspective and supplement for the knowledge of the lunar nearside volcanism. (c) 2020 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
KeywordMoon volcanism Gardner volcanic complex central-vent volcano geological history
Funding OrganizationStrategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission
DOI10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116301
WOS KeywordLARGE SHIELD VOLCANOS ; LUNAR MARE DOMES ; OCEANUS PROCELLARUM ; SOURCE DEPTHS ; GRAIL PRIMARY ; MAGMA ; ERUPTIONS ; BASALTS ; AGES ; STRATIGRAPHY
Language英语
Funding ProjectStrategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences[XDB 41000000] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[11403020] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[41874010] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[41372341] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[41830214] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[11903090] ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation[2018M630889] ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA[D020101] ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA[D020205] ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR[119/2017/A3] ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR[131/2017/A3] ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission[Z181100002918003]
Funding OrganizationStrategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; China Postdoctoral Science Foundation ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; CAS Key Laboratory of Planetary Sciences, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Pre-research Project on Civil Aerospace Technologies of CNSA ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission ; Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission
WOS Research AreaGeochemistry & Geophysics
WOS SubjectGeochemistry & Geophysics
WOS IDWOS:000537625600009
PublisherELSEVIER
Citation statistics
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.bao.ac.cn/handle/114a11/83382
Collection中国科学院国家天文台
Corresponding AuthorZhao, Jiannan
Affiliation1.China Univ Geosci, Inst Geophys & Geomat, Hubei Subsurface Multiscale Imaging Key Lab, Wuhan, Peoples R China
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Shanghai Astron Observ, CAS Key Lab Planetary Sci, Shanghai, Peoples R China
3.China Univ Geosci, Sch Earth Sci, Planetary Sci Inst, 388 Lumo Rd, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, Peoples R China
4.China Univ Geosci, Sch Environm Studies, Wuhan, Peoples R China
5.Macau Univ Sci & Technol, State Key Lab Lunar & Planetary Sci, Macau, Peoples R China
6.Shandong Univ, Inst Space Sci, Shandong Prov Key Lab Opt Astron & Solar Terr Env, Weihai, Peoples R China
7.Chinese Acad Sci, Natl Space Sci Ctr, State Key Lab Space Weather, Beijing, Peoples R China
Recommended Citation
GB/T 7714
Huang, Qian,Zhao, Jiannan,Wang, Xianmin,et al. A large long-lived central-vent volcano in the Gardner region: Implications for the volcanic history of the nearside of the Moon[J]. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS,2020,542:13.
APA Huang, Qian.,Zhao, Jiannan.,Wang, Xianmin.,Wang, Taimao.,Zhang, Feng.,...&Xiao, Long.(2020).A large long-lived central-vent volcano in the Gardner region: Implications for the volcanic history of the nearside of the Moon.EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS,542,13.
MLA Huang, Qian,et al."A large long-lived central-vent volcano in the Gardner region: Implications for the volcanic history of the nearside of the Moon".EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 542(2020):13.
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Related Services
Recommend this item
Bookmark
Usage statistics
Export to Endnote
Google Scholar
Similar articles in Google Scholar
[Huang, Qian]'s Articles
[Zhao, Jiannan]'s Articles
[Wang, Xianmin]'s Articles
Baidu academic
Similar articles in Baidu academic
[Huang, Qian]'s Articles
[Zhao, Jiannan]'s Articles
[Wang, Xianmin]'s Articles
Bing Scholar
Similar articles in Bing Scholar
[Huang, Qian]'s Articles
[Zhao, Jiannan]'s Articles
[Wang, Xianmin]'s Articles
Terms of Use
No data!
Social Bookmark/Share
All comments (0)
No comment.
 

Items in the repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.