GEOROC Sample Information

Location
Latitude 8.62 | Longitude 39.52
EAST AFRICAN RIFT / ETHIOPIAN RIFT / MAIN ETHIOPIAN RIFT / BOSETI VOLCANIC COMPLEX
RIFT VOLCANICS

Reference

PICCIRILLO E. M.,BROTZU P.,MORBIDELLI L.,TRAVERSA G.,GANZERLI-VALENTINI M.T.,STELLA R.

QUATERNARY BASALTIC VOLCANISM IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE MAIN ETHIOPIAN RIFT (FROM 8 TO 9 LAT. N)

ATTI CONVEGNI LINCEI ACCAD. NAZ. LINCEI 47 [1980] 293-315

Sample Name: 476

Sample Information

BASALT / STRONGLY PORPHYRITIC TEXTURE / MEGA-PLAGIOCLASE
OUTCROP

Sample Age Information

QUATERNARY


Chemistry (and, if given, analytical ages)

Analyzed: WHOLE ROCK

AL2O319.83 WT%
CAO11.62 WT%
FE2O33 WT%
FEO6.55 WT%
H2OP0.24 WT%
K2O0.5 WT%
MGO5.12 WT%
MNO0.14 WT%
NA2O2.97 WT%
P2O50.32 WT%
SIO247.24 WT%
TIO22.12 WT%