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SAMPLE INFO : 84-ARh-79j
Sample ID:84-ARh-79j
Station ID:84-ARh-79j
Latitude:62.19
Longitude:-144.19
Datum:NAD83
Date Sampled:1984-00-00
Sample Type 1:Lava
Sample Type 2:Flow
Field Lithology:Basaltic Andesite
Sample Unit:Qsl
Text Description:
Postulated intracaldera lavas exposed at base of south face of Mount Sanford. Detailed traverse (section C on map sheet; see also, fig. 2) through accessible part of exposure reveals rather uniform series of flat-lying, aphyric to porphyritic olivine basaltic andesite flows in which silica content ranges only from 53.1 to 55.3% (samples 84-ARh-79a to 79e adn 79g to 79l). Porphyritic flows predominate; they typically contain phenocrysts of plagioclase (10-25%, as large as 5 mm), olivine (1-6%, 1-2 mm; generally corroded), and hypersthene (trace), in pilotaxitic groundmass. Three whole-rock K-Ar ages on lava flows from lower part of section are 0.73+/-0.08, 0.85+/-0.02, and 0.86+/-0.22 Ma (sample 74-ALe-65);dike (Qsdi) that cuts two oldest flows has K-Ar age of 0.78+/-0.08 Ma (sample 74-ALe-63). These ages are approximately the same as those of some flows that are topographically higher in complex Sanford shields.

References:
Geologic map of the Gulkana A-1 Quadrangle, south-central Alaska

GEOCHEM DATA
StationIDLatitudeLongitudeGeologistDateVisitedVolcanoEruptionLocation DescriptionText DescriptionSample IDMaterialSiO2TiO2Al2O3FeOTMnOMgOCaONa2OK2OP2O5Total-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
84-ARh-79j62.19-144.19Richter, D. H.1984-00-00SanfordSanford intracaldera (?) Within Section C in Gulkana A-1 quadrangle, depicted in Richter and others, 1994Postulated intracaldera lavas exposed at base of south face of Mount Sanford. Detailed traverse (section C on map sheet; see also, fig. 2) through accessible part of exposure reveals rather uniform series of flat-lying, aphyric to porphyritic olivine basaltic andesite flows in which silica content ranges only from 53.1 to 55.3% (samples 84-ARh-79a to 79e adn 79g to 79l). Porphyritic flows predominate; they typically contain phenocrysts of plagioclase (10-25%, as large as 5 mm), olivine (1-6%, 1-2 mm; generally corroded), and hypersthene (trace), in pilotaxitic groundmass. Three whole-rock K-Ar ages on lava flows from lower part of section are 0.73+/-0.08, 0.85+/-0.02, and 0.86+/-0.22 Ma (sample 74-ALe-65);dike (Qsdi) that cuts two oldest flows has K-Ar age of 0.78+/-0.08 Ma (sample 74-ALe-63). These ages are approximately the same as those of some flows that are topographically higher in complex Sanford shields.84-ARh-79jWhole Rock 53.3 1.24 18 7.83 0.13 5.38 8.41 3.33 1.2 0.31 100.262262NN2.645.45H2OP=0.72; H2OM=0.15; CO2=0.01RAPIDA

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