Study on the Relationship Between Deccan LIPs and Chicxulub Crater Based on "Collisions Aggregation Effect"
Earth Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages: 64-73
Received: Feb. 2, 2018; Accepted: Feb. 24, 2018; Published: Mar. 20, 2018
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Liu Chenming, Resource Exploration Institute, Yunnan Land and Resources Vocational College, Kunming, China
Yang Demin, Resource Exploration Institute, Yunnan Land and Resources Vocational College, Kunming, China
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Based on the previous studies, the author has proposed that the "Collisions Aggregation Effect" by the impact of a celestial body in the geological academic circles, which can lead to the endogenic process of the "collisions aggregation point", the formation of volcanic eruptions and even the formation of LIPs. According to the principle of physics, this article further theoretically enriched the content of "Collisions Aggregation Effect" on the previous work and put forward the linear "Collisions Aggregation Effect" and nonlinear "Collisions Aggregation Effect". On the basis of the global paleo-plate and paleogeographic data, this paper takes the Deccan LIPs and the Chicxulub crater as the research objects and conducts the research work based on the "Collisions Aggregation Effect". The main conclusions are as follows: 1. The main eruption time of the Deccan LIPs is 66 Ma, while the Chicxulub crater was formed at about 65 Ma in approximate time; 2. At 65 Ma, the Deccan LIPs are located at 35°S, 65°E, while the Chicxulub Crater is located at 20°N, 50°W, both of which have the characteristics of the distribution of nonlinear "Collisions Aggregation Effect" on the Earth; 3. A Severe meteorite impact occurred at the Chicxulub crater in the Gulf of Mexico, causing "Collisions Aggregation Effect", which may be an important reason for the formation of the Deccan LIPs; 4. The velocity vector direction of the Chicxulub meteorite may not be exactly pointing to the Earth's center, but is a little south-easterly direction; 5. Using the "Collisions Aggregation Effect" for the "impact point" or "collisions aggregation point" geographic location constraints, but also should taking into account the celestial body impact velocity vector direction; 6. May be precisely because of the meteorite impact and the Deccan LIPs formed by the "Collisions Aggregation Effect" of the Chicxulub crater impact caused the massive dinosaur-based mass extinctions at the 65 Ma of the K/T boundary and accelerated the Indian Plate drift.
Keywords
Deccan LIPs, Chicxulub Crater, "Collisions Aggregation Effect", Celestial Body Impact, K/T, Paleogeography
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Liu Chenming, Yang Demin, Study on the Relationship Between Deccan LIPs and Chicxulub Crater Based on "Collisions Aggregation Effect", Earth Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 64-73. doi: 10.11648/j.earth.20180702.14
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