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Sample info : FC-167a
Sample ID:FC-167a
Station ID:FC-167
Latitude:54.674000000889
Longitude:-164.465
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:2000-07-26
Sample Type 1:Lava
Sample Type 2:Flow
Field Lithology:Basaltic Andesite
Text Description:
Several flows here, base is flat ly8ing lava, then ~70m thick "breccia-looking" lava (small nodules, perhaps some kind of flow front or levee?), then more massive, laminated (1m thk laminations) intermixed w/ "breccia" flows. Then mix of "breccia" and lavas heavilly intruded by dikes. Lowest flow in upper band of laminated flows. Mafic phases, plag, basaltic andesite

References:
Volcanism on Unimak Island, Alaska, USA: a special focus on Shishaldin and Fisher volcanoes


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