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SAMPLE INFO : unnamed2
Sample ID:unnamed2
Station ID:unnamed2
Latitude:62.00572
Longitude:-144.01935
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:1902-01-01
Sample Type 1:Lava
Text Description:
On the southern slope of Mount Wrangell, near the head of Cheshnina Glacier, at an elevation of between 7,500 and 8,000 feet above tide, is a vesicular augite-bearing hypersthene-andesite, which is presumably a recent flow. In the hand specimen the rock is seen to be very porous, with abundant square and lath-shaped feldspar sections of all sizes up to 5 mm in diameter imbedded in a jet-black glassy base. Under the microscope the larger plagioclase phenocrysts prove to be basic labradorite, Ab3An4 usually. One test gave the more acidic variety, and the presence of one or two zoned sections indicates some range in species. From the largest phenocrysts there is a gradation in size to laths too small for determination. The hypersthene is very subordinate to the feldspar in amount, and occurs usually in grains and imperfect crystals. Only one or two fragments of augite were observed. The groundmass is an opaque brown glass containing an abundance of minute crystals.

References:
Geology of the central Copper River region, Alaska

GEOCHEM DATA
StationIDLatitudeLongitudeGeologistDateVisitedVolcanoLocation DescriptionText DescriptionSample IDSiO2TiO2Al2O3FeOTMnOMgOCaONa2OK2OP2O5Total-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
unnamed2 62.00572 -144.01935 Mendenhall, W. C. 1902-01-01 WrangellOn the southern slope of Mount Wrangell, near the head of Cheshnina Glacier, at an elevation of between 7,500 and 8,000 feet above tide.On the southern slope of Mount Wrangell, near the head of Cheshnina Glacier, at an elevation of between 7,500 and 8,000 feet above tide, is a vesicular augite-bearing hypersthene-andesite, which is presumably a recent flow. In the hand specimen the rock is seen to be very porous, with abundant square and lath-shaped feldspar sections of all sizes up to 5 mm in diameter imbedded in a jet-black glassy base. Under the microscope the larger plagioclase phenocrysts prove to be basic labradorite, Ab3An4 usually. One test gave the more acidic variety, and the presence of one or two zoned sections indicates some range in species. From the largest phenocrysts there is a gradation in size to laths too small for determination. The hypersthene is very subordinate to the feldspar in amount, and occurs usually in grains and imperfect crystals. Only one or two fragments of augite were observed. The groundmass is an opaque brown glass containing an abundance of minute crystals.unnamed2 61.21221960041 0.72883575776055 16.673365965207 5.2413674396519 0.13977672066641 3.4345137078032 6.0902714004649 4.0435408478496 1.5774801332352 100.291993NN1.34.08H2O=0.22; H2OP=0.36; CO2=0NNLi2O V=faint trace0, M=NN, R=1993;S V=0, M=NN, R=1993;SrO V=0.02, M=NN, R=1993;

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