Expedition 322 was designed to investigate characteristics of incoming sedimentary strata and igneous basement at the Nankai accretionary prism. Site C0012 drilled to igneous basement through sedimentary units instead of C0011 that drilling was discontinued due to problem of drill bit.

File No. 322C0012A52R1

Expedition : 322
Site : C0012
Hole : A
Core : 52R
Section : 1

CSF Depth : 528.00m

Variegated red, reddish brown, and green calcareous claystone. They includes many nannofossils with minor amounts of radiolarian spines. The core section is categorized to lithologic Unit VI that is early Miocene in age (>18.921 Ma).

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