Siberian Flood Basalt Collection

Below is a list of our current rock collection. For more information regarding any sample below, please contact ltelkins@dtm.ciw.edu.

Sample # Region Description Unit or Rock type Latitude Longitude Bulk Analysis Completed Thin Section
K08-3.3 Kotuy Lava with cloudy spots and melilite Beneath 3.2 Arydzhangsky 71.048500 102.355333 Yes Yes
K08-3.4 Kotuy melilite-bearing tuff Khardakhskaya(?) analogous to Pravoboyarsky 71.048500 102.355333 Yes Yes
K08-3.5 Kotuy More of above tuff (lithic rich area) Khardakhskaya(?) analogous to Pravoboyarsky 71.048500 102.355333 No No
K08-5.1 Kotuy White sandy breccia infill 1 m above lava-Tungusska series contact (cf. Fedorenko's section 5) seds at top of first Arydzhangsky flow 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.10 Kotuy Volcanic bomb or pillow from basal unit just above Tungusska Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 5) 71.150950 102.672500 Yes Yes
K08-5.11 Kotuy Tuff from float unknown 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-5.12 Kotuy Tuff from the top of the first lava unit - see photo Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 5) 71.150950 102.672500 Yes Yes
K08-5.13 Kotuy Sandstone from same location as 5.12 sandstone interlayer in lowest Arydzhangsky 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-5.14 Kotuy sediments (gray) with ~50 thin beds of dark sandy material about 50 m below 5.1 Tungusska sediments 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-5.2 Kotuy Red infill in brecciated lava seds at top of first Arydzhangsky flow 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.3 Kotuy Baked black Tungusska right at contact Tungusska sediments 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.4 Kotuy Sandstone about 1 m below contact Tungusska sediments 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.5 Kotuy Coal about 15 m below contact Tungusska sediments 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.6 Kotuy Sandstone with ostracods bed about 10 cm thick about 2 m below contact Tungusska sediments 71.152667 102.674533 No No
K08-5.7 Kotuy Sedimentary rocks about 50 m above lava-Tungusska contact, lava directly on top of these rocks seds in Arydzhangsky 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-5.8 Kotuy coarse-grained lava above sediments sample 5.7 Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 5) 71.150950 102.672500 Yes Yes
K08-5.8a Kotuy Lava above sediments sample 5.7--same as 5.8 but from float Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 5) 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-5.9 Kotuy Lava midway between K08-5.8 and contact with Tungusska Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 5) 71.150950 102.672500 No No
K08-6.1 Kotuy Ijolite dike as marked in Fedorenko et al 1990 intrusive 71.157500 102.676500 Yes Yes
K08-6.2 Kotuy Fossiliferous sandstone near ijolite dike Tungusska sediments 71.157500 102.676500 No No
K08-7.1 Kotuy Tuff from crack in top of flow ~35 m above Tungusska contact (cf. Fedorenko's section 3) Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 3) 71.181200 102.589633 No Yes
K08-7.10 Kotuy Basal tuff - just above Tungusska - in situ Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 3) 71.181200 102.589633 Yes Yes
K08-7.11 Kotuy Various tuffs from float unknown 71.181200 102.589633 No No
K08-7.12 Kotuy Coal from gully below tuff Tungusska sediments 71.181200 102.589633 No No
K08-7.13 Kotuy Red-tan tuff Arydzhangsky (Fedorenko Section 3) 71.182336 102.590019 Yes Yes

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