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Report Series 2002-17

Whole-rock and glass major-element geochemistry of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, near-vent eruptive products: September 1994 through September 2001

By Carl R. Thornber, David R. Sherrod, David F. Siems, C. Christina Heliker, Gregory P. Meeker, Robert L. Oscarson, and James P. Kauahikaua

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This report presents major-element geochemical data for glasses and whole-rock aliquots among 523 lava samples collected near the vent on Kilauea's east rift zone between September 1994 and October 2001. Information on sample collection, analysis techniques and analytical standard reproducibility are presented as a PDF file, which also includes a detailed explantion of the categories of sample information presented in the database spreadsheet. The sample database is downloadable as a separate Microsoft Excel file.

First posted February 11, 2002

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Suggested citation:

Thornber, C. R., Sherrod, D. R., Siems, D. F., Heliker, C. C., Meeker, G. P., Oscarson, R. L., Kauahikaua, J. P., 2002, Whole-rock and glass major-element geochemistry of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, near-vent eruptive products: September 1994 through September 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-17, https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/0017/.



 


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