Scientific Drilling in the Samail Ophiolite, Sultanate of Oman (OODP)
  • Geologic age: cretaceous
  • Number of drillsites (drillholes): 6(6) 2017-Mar-24
  • Drilled length: 2320.0 m
  • Cored length: 1520 m
  • Core recovered, length: 1515.6 m
  • Cored length / Total length ratio: 99.71%
  • Core recovered / Total length ratio: 65.33%

Co-Operating Principal Investigators

workshop done in 2012, full proposal approved 2014; phase 1: drilling winter 2016/17 is completed, core processing summer 2017 on Chikyu; phase 2: drilling winter 2017/18, core processing summer 2018 on JOIDES Resolution
ongoing
Repository Information: Where the rock samples are stored.
Ophiolithic Rocks:
22° 48' N, 58° E