Geochemistry and geochronology data relating to the II-RHY-1 tephra horizon, the Thórsmörk Ignimbrite, and Torfajökull and Tindfjallajökull volcanoes, Iceland.

Dataset title Geochemistry and geochronology data relating to the II-RHY-1 tephra horizon, the Thórsmörk Ignimbrite, and Torfajökull and Tindfjallajökull volcanoes, Iceland.
Dataset creators Jonathan Moles, The Open University
Dataset theme Geoscientific Information
Dataset abstract

The data are associated with a paper entitled 'Widespread tephra dispersal and ignimbrite emplacement from a subglacial volcano (Torfajökull, Iceland)' by J Moles et al. (2019). See paper for full details.

Data types: major element geochemistry; trace element geochemistry; 40Ar/39Ar geochronology.

Table DR9 contains EPMA data of proximal lavas and ignimbrite fiamme.

Table DR10 contains EPMA data of ash shards.

Table DR11 contains EPMA standard data.

Table DR12 contains LA-ICP-MS data of proximal lavas and ignimbrite fiamme.

Table DR13 contains LA-ICP-MS data of ash shards.

Table DR14 contains LA-ICP-MS standard data (raw).

Table DR15 contains LA-ICP-MS standard data (corrected).

Table DR16 contains 40Ar/39Ar geochronology data.

Dataset content dates 19/12/2016 - 26/10/2017
Dataset spatial coverage Torfajökull volcano, Iceland (63°56'N 19°07'W)
Tindfjallajökull volcano, Iceland (63°47'N 19°35'W)
Dataset supply format MS Excel
Dataset language English-United Kingdom
Dataset discovery metadata record Discovery Link to the dataset's BGS Discovery Metadata record
Dataset publisher British Geological Survey
Dataset publication date 30th March 2019
Dataset digital object identifier(DOI) 10.5285/fcb0f63e-9ccd-4c8a-917d-58bd50623553
Dataset citation text Jonathan Moles (2019): Geochemistry and geochronology data relating to the II-RHY-1 tephra horizon, the Thórsmörk Ignimbrite, and Torfajökull and Tindfjallajökull volcanoes, Iceland. British Geological Survey. (Dataset). https://dx.doi.org/10.5285/fcb0f63e-9ccd-4c8a-917d-58bd50623553
Constraints and terms of use This data set is available under Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying any reproduced materials: "Contains data supplied by permission of the Natural Environment Research Council [YEAR]".
Access the dataset https://www.bgs.ac.uk/services/ngdc/accessions/index.html#item126695
Further information The data are associated with the following paper: Moles, J.D., et al., 2019, Widespread tephra dispersal and ignimbrite emplacement from a subglacial volcano (Torfajökull, Iceland): Geology. https://doi.org/10.1130/G46004.1