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SAMPLE INFO : KAM1
Sample ID:KAM1
Station ID:KAM1
Latitude:57.18
Longitude:-170.3
Datum:NAD83
Sample Type 1:Lava
Sample Type 2:Flow
Text Description:
From Feeley and Winer (1999): "Kaminista ('Place of Stones') is a northeast trending ridge of blocky lava 10 to 15 m high and slightly over a kilometer in length. The origin of Kaminista is uncertain but may be related to repeated eruption of lava through a NE-striking fissure associated with a fault (Barth, 1956; Cox and others, 1966). A quarry located near the southwest end of Kaminista exposes a cross-section of basalt flows forming the ridge. At least three flows with dense interior regions and vesiculated, ropy tops are present here. Sample KAM1 was collected from the lowest flow on the quarry floor.

References:
Evidence for fractionation of Quaternary basalts on St. Paul Island, Alaska, with implications for the development of shallow magma chambers beneath Bering Sea volcanoes

GEOCHEM DATA
StationIDLatitudeLongitudeGeologistDateVisitedAge InfoVolcanoEruptionLocation 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
KAM157.18-170.3Winer, G. S. St. Paul IslandSample collected from the lowest flow on the quarry floor; quarry is located near the southwest end of Kaminista on St. Paul Island.From Feeley and Winer (1999): "Kaminista ('Place of Stones') is a northeast trending ridge of blocky lava 10 to 15 m high and slightly over a kilometer in length. The origin of Kaminista is uncertain but may be related to repeated eruption of lava through a NE-striking fissure associated with a fault (Barth, 1956; Cox and others, 1966). A quarry located near the southwest end of Kaminista exposes a cross-section of basalt flows forming the ridge. At least three flows with dense interior regions and vesiculated, ropy tops are present here. Sample KAM1 was collected from the lowest flow on the quarry floor.KAM1Whole Rock 45.96 2.49 13.66 12.26 0.17 10.99 9.73 3.04 1.23 0.48 100.26115XRF13.4812.26 21.3 36.5 22.4 5.32 1.83 0.81 1.44 0.15 3.83 2.31 22.9 59.9 115INAA 14 244 581 20 165 38.9 1 5 229 308 216 48 101 20115XRF

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