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SAMPLE INFO : Ahklun Mountains-0.4ka-Tephra-Pop.2_average
Sample ID:Ahklun Mountains-0.4ka-Tephra-Pop.2_average
Station ID:Ahklun_Mountains_Regional_Tephra
Latitude:59.6
Longitude:-160.39998
Datum:NAD83
Sample Type 1:Tephra Fall
Text Description:
Average composition of samples from Lone Spruce Pond (UA1966) and the soil pit near Cascade Lake (Kathan 2006) (UA1779=1974). The tephra layer appears to be widespread across the landscape in the Ahklun Mountains, directly below the surface organic mat and capping a buried A/B soil horizon. It is typically separated from the underlying Aniakchak tephra by centimeters to decimeters of loess or other nonvolcanic sediment. The sample from Lone Spruce Pond (UA1966) also contains abundant detrital glass.

References:
Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphy, Ahklun Mountains, SW Alaska
Late Holocene climate fluctuations at Cascade Lake, northeastern 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
Ahklun_Mountains_Regional_Tephra59.6-160.39998Kaufman, D. S. Ahklun Mountains, southwest Alaska; glass compositions are averages calculated from analyses of multiple correlated tephra present in lacustrine cores from the area. Individual sample IDs (analyses of which contribute to the average tephra bed composition) are noted in the sample descriptions.Average composition of samples from Lone Spruce Pond (UA1966) and the soil pit near Cascade Lake (Kathan 2006) (UA1779=1974). The tephra layer appears to be widespread across the landscape in the Ahklun Mountains, directly below the surface organic mat and capping a buried A/B soil horizon. It is typically separated from the underlying Aniakchak tephra by centimeters to decimeters of loess or other nonvolcanic sediment. The sample from Lone Spruce Pond (UA1966) also contains abundant detrital glass.Ahklun Mountains-0.4ka-Tephra-Pop.2_averageTephra FallCumulateGlass 71.08 0.5 15.14 2.53 0.14 0.52 1.85 5.08 2.96 7993EMP2.53Cl=0.2; H2O=2.64EMP

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