25-cm-thick-tephra; consists of thin, bubble-wall shards. Orthopyroxene, plagioclase, magnetite, and ilmenite are relatively abundant in the small crystal component, which also contains minor amounts of clinopyroxene, apatite, and zircon. Deformed, normally graded vitric beds; sharply defined basal contact with underlying loess. Lowermost 20 cm of tephra is very pure, the uppermost 5 cm consists of reworked tephra and loess.
Dawson Tephra: a prominent stratigraphic marker of late Wisconsinan age in west-central Yukon, Canada
Tephrochronology of middle to late Pleistocene loess in east-central Alaska
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