Links Between Geological Processes, Microbial Activities & by Yildirim Dilek, Harald Furnes, Karlis Muehlenbachs

By Yildirim Dilek, Harald Furnes, Karlis Muehlenbachs

Microbial platforms in severe environments and within the deep biosphere should be analogous to strength lifestyles on different planetary our bodies and accordingly can be used to enquire the probabilities of extraterrestrial lifestyles. This booklet examines the mode and nature of hyperlinks among geological tactics and microbial actions and their value for the starting place and evolution of existence on the planet and doubtless on different planets. it is a really interdisciplinary technological know-how with societal relevance.

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Fig. 23 Transmitted light photomicrographs of microbial alteration textures in volcanic glass from in situ oceanic crust. (A) Portion of pillow basalt thin section showing pale-cream glass, yellow palagonite alteration, tubular alteration textures enlarged in (B) and dark brown circular, varioles or quench textures. (B) Enlarged view showing tubular alteration (T) in fresh volcanic glass (FG) radiating from fractures and around a vesicle (V). (C) A dense cluster of tubes growing from a palagonite filled fracture in the top of the image.

2007a). The tubular bioalteration textures are substantially larger than the granular textures, and there is only a minor overlap in their size distributions (Furnes et al. 2007a). 34 H. Furnes et al. Fig. 23 Transmitted light photomicrographs of microbial alteration textures in volcanic glass from in situ oceanic crust. (A) Portion of pillow basalt thin section showing pale-cream glass, yellow palagonite alteration, tubular alteration textures enlarged in (B) and dark brown circular, varioles or quench textures.

11 Schematic geological map of the ∼92 Ma Kizildaˇg ophiolite in Turkey showing the location of the measured section given in Fig. 6. Map is modified from Dilek and Thy (1998) that were described by Coleman and Lee (1963). These high-pressure low temperature metamorphic rocks preserve various metamorphic grades such as lawsonite-, pumpellyite-, and epidote-zones (Maruyama and Liou 1988). In the lawsonite and pumpellyite zones pillow structures and primary igneous textures are well-preserved, 22 H.

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