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SAMPLE INFO : UT1667
Sample ID:UT1667
Station ID:Froese_2003_Chester Bluff_site_B
Latitude:65.33
Longitude:-142.73997
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:0000-00-00
Sample Type 1:Tephra Fall
Text Description:
Charley River tephra consists mostly of fine-grained pumiceous glass with a small amount of blocky, poorly vesicular glass. It is heavily contaminated with detrital minerals, but a few primary grains of feldspar, FeTi oxides, biotite, hornblende, orthopyroxene, and apatite were identified.

References:
A catalogue of late Cenozoic tephra beds in the Klondike Goldfields and adjacent areas, Yukon Territory
Recurring middle Pleistocene outburst floods in east-central Alaska
Tephrochronology of middle to late Pleistocene loess in east-central Alaska

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