GEOROC Sample Information

Location
Latitude 14.03 | Longitude 48.34
ARABIAN-NUBIAN SHIELD - CENOZOIC/QUATERNARY / YEMEN / ADEN REGION / BIR ALI
INTRAPLATE VOLCANICS

Reference

GRAHAM D. W.,SIENA F.,BECCALUVA L.,BLICHERT-TOFT J.,BRYCE J. G.,BIANCHINI G.,NATALI C.,SGUALDO P.,AVIADO K.

LITHOSPHERIC MANTLE EVOLUTION IN THE AFRO-ARABIAN DOMAIN: INSIGHTS FROM BIR ALI MANTLE XENOLITHS (YEMEN)

TECTONOPHYSICS 650 [2015] 3-17

Sample Name: BA27

Sample Information

HARZBURGITE, XENOLITH
OUTCROP

Sample Age Information

No sample age information given.

Chemistry (and, if given, analytical ages)

Analyzed: WHOLE ROCK

AL2O33.36 WT%
CAO1.79 WT%
FEOT9.69 WT%
K2O0 WT%
LOI0 WT%
MGO36.57 WT%
MNO0.16 WT%
NA2O0 WT%
P2O50.01 WT%
SIO248.27 WT%
TIO20.14 WT%
CE0.58 PPM
DY0.15 PPM
ER0.1 PPM
EU0.04 PPM
GD0.11 PPM
HO0.04 PPM
LA0.23 PPM
LU0.02 PPM
ND0.38 PPM
PR0.08 PPM
SM0.1 PPM
TB0.02 PPM
TM0.02 PPM
YB0.12 PPM
CO87 PPM
CR5649 PPM
HF0.07 PPM
NB0.15 PPM
NI1388 PPM
SR6 PPM
TH0.03 PPM
U0.01 PPM
V89 PPM
Y0.95 PPM
ZR2.14 PPM

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) OLIVINE

AL2O30.75 WT%
CAO0.82 WT%
CR2O30.15 WT%
FEOT9.88 WT%
K2O0.01 WT%
MGO46.59 WT%
MNO0.16 WT%
NA2O0.06 WT%
NIO0.24 WT%
SIO242.15 WT%
TIO20.16 WT%

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) ORTHOPYROXENE

AL2O33.46 WT%
CAO0.77 WT%
CR2O30.5 WT%
FEOT6.44 WT%
K2O0 WT%
MGO33.03 WT%
MNO0.11 WT%
NA2O0.04 WT%
NIO0.09 WT%
SIO255.27 WT%
TIO20.1 WT%

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) CLINOPYROXENE

AL2O34.76 WT%
CAO21.61 WT%
CR2O30.91 WT%
FEOT2.57 WT%
K2O0 WT%
MGO16.26 WT%
MNO0.06 WT%
NA2O0.93 WT%
NIO0.02 WT%
SIO251.25 WT%
TIO20.47 WT%

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) SPINEL

AL2O349.01 WT%
CAO0.02 WT%
CR2O318.64 WT%
FEOT11.11 WT%
K2O0 WT%
MGO19.75 WT%
MNO0.13 WT%
NA2O0 WT%
NIO0.3 WT%
SIO20.16 WT%
TIO20.24 WT%

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) PLAGIOCLASE

AL2O328.92 WT%
CAO12.39 WT%
CR2O30 WT%
FEOT0.27 WT%
K2O0.04 WT%
MGO0.2 WT%
MNO0.01 WT%
NA2O4.37 WT%
NIO0.02 WT%
SIO252.83 WT%
TIO20.12 WT%

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) CLINOPYROXENE

CE11.7 PPM
DY2 PPM
ER1.18 PPM
EU0.72 PPM
GD1.7 PPM
HO0.45 PPM
LA4.9 PPM
LU0.14 PPM
ND6.99 PPM
PR1.57 PPM
SM1.8 PPM
TB0.29 PPM
TM0.14 PPM
YB1.04 PPM
BA0.09 PPM
HF0.87 PPM
NB0.09 PPM
PB0.08 PPM
RB0.03 PPM
SR63.7 PPM
TA0.02 PPM
TH0.71 PPM
U0.18 PPM
Y10.7 PPM
ZR21.4 PPM

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) CLINOPYROXENE

HF176_HF1770.283234 ± 0.000008
PB206_PB20418.17
PB207_PB20415.55
PB208_PB20418.17

Analyzed: MINERAL / COMPONENT (INCL. GROUNDMASS) OLIVINE

HE3_HE47.83 ± 0.09 R/R(A)
HE0.000000142 CCMSTP/G