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SAMPLE INFO : FC-77a
Sample ID:FC-77a
Station ID:FC-77
Latitude:54.651
Longitude:-164.525
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:2000-07-12
Sample Type 1:Tuff
Text Description:
Welded tuff. Black cinders(highly vesicular) large dense clasts, lithics. Largest lithics are ~4 cm. Base is uncertain, but ~ 6m wall exposed. Exposures are on both sides of creek, opposite wall downstream shows ~ 10 m thick section. Deposit is poorly welded. Some banded pumice seen, but rare. Large, dense blocks have oxidation rinds up to 2 cm thick and have lithics within, some up to ~1.5 cm. Single black scoria bomb, broken up. Highly vesicular. Very few xtals, nearly aphyric.

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

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