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Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

Marvin A. Lanphere

Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

by Marvin A. Lanphere

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Menlo Park, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleomagnetism -- Idaho -- Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Region,
  • Volcanism -- Idaho -- Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Region,
  • Petrology -- Idaho -- Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Region

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marvin A. Lanphere, Mel A. Kuntz, and Duane E. Champion.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 94-686., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 94-686.
    ContributionsChampion, Duane E., Kuntz, Mel A., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17796385M
    OCLC/WorldCa31826904

    tween lava flow surface roughness, petrography, and geochemistry at COTM can improve interpretations on lava flows found elsewhere in our solar system. Petrography and Surface Roughness: At COTM, we sampled six lava flows hosting a variety of surface roughness (e.g. Fig. 1a,b) and contrasting composi-tions. Petrography of Basaltic Rocks •Fabric • Classification • Alteration Field Relations - Basaltic Rocks • Intrusions – Dikes, sills, plugs, necks • Extrusions – Lava flows (pahoehoe, aa aa) – Shield volcanoes – Scoria cones – Tuff rings – Hyaloclastites lava, Etna Down slope thickening of lava flows lava.

      Paleomagnetism: Strong evidence of Seafloor Spreading and Plate Tectonics. Paleomagnetism led the revival of the continental drift hypothesis and its transformation into theories of Sea Floor Spreading and Plate Tectonics.; The regions that hold the unique record of earth’s magnetic field lie along the mid-ocean ridges where the sea floor is spreading. Paleomagnetic results from 83 surface paleomagnetic sites, within and near the INL, are used to correlate these buried lava flow groups to basaltic shield volcanoes still exposed on the surface of the eastern Snake River Plain. Sample handling and demagnetization protocols are described as well as the paleomagnetic data averaging process.

    There are three types of basalt lava flows: pillow, pahoehoe, and a'a.. Pillow lava. Pillow lavas are volumetrically the most abundant type because they are erupted at mid-ocean ridges and because they make up the submarine portion of seamounts and large . The spilitic basalts of the area probably owe their origin to deuteric alteration of the basaltic flows. The volcanics are mixed with pelagic sediments such as chert and crys-talline limestone3,7,11– Important basalt exposures occur around Thewati, Satuza and Waziho-Zipu, with occasional calcite veins (Figure 1 a). To the east of Satuza.


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Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory by Marvin A. Lanphere Download PDF EPUB FB2

The petrography, age, and paleomagnetism were determined on basalt from 21 lava flows comprising about 1, feet of core from two coreholes (TAN CH No. 1 and TAN CH No.

2) in the Test Area North (TAN) area of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). Paleomagnetic studies were made on two additional cores from shallow coreholes in the TAN by: 5. Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory by Petrography A.

Lanphere1, Mel A Kuntz2, and Duane E. Champion1 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with by: 5. Get this from a library. Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.

[Marvin A Lanphere; Duane E Champion; Mel A Kuntz; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. The petrography, age, and paleomagnetism were determined on basalt from 21 lava flows comprising about 1, feet of core from two coreholes (TAN CH No.

1 and TAN CH No. 2) in the Test Area North. U.S. Department of the Tnten’orCited by: 5. Get this from a library. Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basalt lava flows in coreholes W NRFNRFand ICPPIdaho National Engineering Laboratory.

[Marvin A Lanphere; Duane E Champion; Mel A Kuntz; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basalt lava flows in coreholes W NRFNRFand ICPPIdaho National Engineering Laboratory by Marvin A.

Lanphere1, Duane E. Champion1, age Mel A. Kuntz2 This report is preliminary and. Shervais, J., Vetter, S., and Hackett, W.R.,Chemical stratigraphy of basalt in coreholes NRP-E and WO-2, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho: Implications for plume dynamics in the Snake River Plain in Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on the Observation of the Continental Crust Through Drilling: Santa Fe, New.

In the central cone of Aso volcano, Kyushu Japan, there are 4 basaltic volcanic cones of ka in age. The lava flows from those cones spread on the flank of the cones, and they were classified in the relation to each cone.

The composition and lithology of those lavas are, however, often difficult to distinguish each other. Thus, we try the magnetostratigraphic study of those lava flows to.

The basalt has an ophitic texture with very well-preserved augite oikocrysts. (A) Thin section under plane-polarized light (PPL) and (B) same thin section under cross-polarized light (XPL). (C) The outer weathered surface of the Z31 lava flow shows the ophitic texture and breaks away to reveal fresher basalt underneath.

The lava flows were erupted on land (there was no sea here then) and flowed across a wide area of what is now western Scotland, Northern Ireland, and East Greeland.

As the newly-formed basalt lava cooled, it contracted and broke into sections which, in the lower part of the flow. Paleomagnetic data reflecting paleosecular variation (PSV) of the geomagnetic field are used to correlate individual lava flows in the lower east rift zone of Kilauea Volcano.

This area has been recently mapped based on petrography, stratigraphy, soil development, and degree of weathering of the flows; eight 14 C dates also provide a framework. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 18 () NORTH-HOLLAND PUBLISHING COMPANY PALEOMAGNETISM OF SOME PRECAMBRIAN BASALTIC FLOWS AND RED BEDS, EASTERN GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA Donald P.

ELSTON and G. Robert SCOTT U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA Revised version received 15 January Lava flows. Petrography, age, and paleomagnetism of basaltic lava flows in coreholes at Test Area North (TAN), Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Lanphere, Marvin A.; Champion, Duane E.; Kuntz, Mel A.

We present paleomagnetic secular variation and paleointensity from the Early Permian Tarim large igneous province, NW China. The studied sections comprise a total of ~ m of basaltic flows.

Paleomagnetic directions were determined for 11 flows. Four successive flows with a cumulative thickness of ~ m showed a statistically identical paleomagnetic direction.

studying the petrography, paleomagnetism, and age of basalt lava flows in numerous coreholes at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The INEEL is located between Arco an d Idaho Falls in southeastern Idaho (fig. The current program is a continuation of studies.

To position the Asian southern margin before the India‐Asia collision, paleomagnetic and geochronologic studies were performed on the Dianzhong Formation lava flows from the Shiquanhe area of the westernmost Lhasa terrane (LT). Zircon U‐Pb analyses dated the lava flows to ~ ± Ma. Other articles where Basaltic lava is discussed: lava: (ferromagnesian, dark-coloured) lavas such as basalt characteristically form flows known by the Hawaiian names pahoehoe and aa (or a’a).

Pahoehoe lava flows are characterized by smooth, gently undulating, or broadly hummocky surfaces. The liquid lava flowing beneath a thin, still-plastic crust drags and wrinkles it into tapestry-like. W.W. SAGER DATA REPORT: PALEOMAGNETISM OF BASALTIC ROCKS 2 SAMPLE SITES Sites, and Sites – were cored during DSDP Leg 17 in the Central Pacific.

Site (°N, °E) is located on the abyssal seafloor ~ km. Within the Antrim Lava Group there are very few examples of sedimentary deposits intervening between the basalt lava flows. However, in the area east of Cookstown, the Coagh Conglomerate Member represents a fluvial deposit that is located near the base of the Lower Basalt Formation.

The conglomerate crops out in a stream [H ] m ENE. The unusual thickness (relative to area covered) of these far-travelled lava flows suggests high effusion rates. The relatively rare benmoreite and trachyte flows are typically thick. In west-central Skye, the benmoreite of Cnoc Dubh Heilla is at least 30 m thick, and the trachyte of Cnoc Scarall in Glen Eynort is in excess of m.PALEOMAGNETISM AND ROCK MAGNETISM.

Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic measurements at Sitewhich is located in the summit region of Detroit Seamount, were aimed at assessing the nature of the natural remanent magnetization (NRM) of basement rock and obtaining a preliminary estimate of the paleolatitude of the site during basement formation (~ Ma, as estimated by nannofossil.

Vesicular basalt TA was obtained km east of the Blue Nile falls in Tiss Abay, 33 km southeast of Bahir Dar. information on precision and accuracy, see Koeberl et al., ). PETROGRAPHY In hand specimen, all rocks are dark, vesicular, and fine-grained to aphanitic, with no individual crystals visible.