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Sample ID:UA1467
Station ID:Jensen_Palisades_East
Sample Type 1:Tephra Fall
Field Lithology:Multiple
Text Description:
Pink-orange, semi-continuous pods that are ~0.5 to 3 cm thick and are within, or up to 40 cm below, the base of the Matheus and others (2003) middle peat. Glass morphology is distinct: dominantly thick-walled pumice contain such abundant microlites that vesicles are deformed, and pure glass analyses are difficult. Some brown glass is present, and mineralogy consists of plagioclase, which is frequently zoned, and pyroxene.

The Palisades is a key reference site for the middle Pleistocene of eastern Beringia: new evidence from paleomagnetics and regional tephrostratigraphy


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