GEOROC Sample Information

Location
Latitude 14.88 | Longitude 39.9247
EAST AFRICAN RIFT / ETHIOPIAN RIFT / AFAR DEPRESSION / ALID
NEAR ILEGIDI, DANAKIL DEPRESSION
RIFT VOLCANICS

Reference

LANPHERE M. A.,DUFFIELD W. A.,CLYNNE M. A.,LOWENSTERN J. B.,BULLEN T. D.,FOURNIER R. O.,JANIK C. J.,SMITH J. G.,TESFAI T.,WOLDEGIORGIS L,KAHSAI G.,WELDEMARIAM K.

GEOTHERMAL POTENTIAL OF THE ALID VOLCANIC CENTER, DANAKIL DEPRESSION, ERITREA

U. S. GEOL. SURV. OPEN FILE REPT. 97-291 [1997] 1-62

Sample Name: EC96-18

Sample Information

BASALT / APHYRIC TEXTURE / GLASSY BASE
OUTCROP

Sample Age Information

PLEISTOCENE


Chemistry (and, if given, analytical ages)

Analyzed: WHOLE ROCK

D18O9.1 ČVSMOW
AL2O314.95 WT%
CAO8.38 WT%
FE2O32.66 WT%
FEO9.58 WT%
FEOT11.97 WT%
K2O0.98 WT%
LOI1.88 WT%
MGO4.56 WT%
MNO0.19 WT%
NA2O3.37 WT%
P2O50.56 WT%
SIO252.68 WT%
TIO22.1 WT%