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SAMPLE INFO : WL1-430b
Sample ID:WL1-430b
Station ID:WL-1
Latitude:59.88
Longitude:-159.20998
Datum:NAD83
Sample Type 1:Tephra Fall
Text Description:
1.4 m thick; characterized by a general lack of bedding, sharp, bounding contacts, and its mixture with lake sediments. The majority of this unit is composed of reworked tephra and lake sediment. Characterized by platy glass shards of both brown and colorless glass. The glass is minorly phenocrystic with cylindrical, conical and equant vesicles. Bubble wall junctions are also present in the glass shards.

References:
Holocene glacier fluctuations, Waskey Lake, northeastern Ahklun Mountains, southwestern Alaska
A record of late Holocene glacier fluctuations, Ahklun Mountains, southwestern Alaska

GEOCHEM DATA
StationIDLatitudeLongitudeGeologistDateVisitedAge InfoVolcanoEruptionLocation DescriptionText DescriptionSample IDSample Type 1Sample Type 2Final UnitMaterialCoeffSiO2TiO2Al2O3FeOTMnOMgOCaONa2OK2OP2O5Total-majorsREF majorsMETH majorsFe2O3/Fe203T origFeO/FeOT origVolatiles csvMETH volatilesCsRbBaSrLaCePrNdSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuYZrNbHfTaPbThUScVCrFeCoNiCuZnGaMoAsNaKRef trace1METH trace1RbBaSrLaCeNdSmEuGdDyErYbLuYZrNbPbThUScTiVCrNiCuZnGaRef trace2METH trace2Light csvHalogen csvother major csvother lile csvother ree csvother hfse csvother hpe csvother tm csvother misc csv
WL-159.88-159.20998Levy, L. B. -1480--Lacustrine core from Waskey Lake in the eastern Ahklun Mountains, southwest Alaska. Waskey Lake is located ~ 5km upvalley of Mirror Bay on Nuyakuk Lake; it is on the nothern end of a north-south trending valley and is 0.2 km squared. See Levy et al. (2004) for detailed description.1.4 m thick; characterized by a general lack of bedding, sharp, bounding contacts, and its mixture with lake sediments. The majority of this unit is composed of reworked tephra and lake sediment. Characterized by platy glass shards of both brown and colorless glass. The glass is minorly phenocrystic with cylindrical, conical and equant vesicles. Bubble wall junctions are also present in the glass shards.WL1-430bTephra FallCumulateGlass 72.7 0.55 15.02 2.34 0.11 0.56 1.93 3.48 3.09 0.09 10341EMP2.34Cl=0.14EMP

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