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Volcanic Ashes

Values with (*) include container mass.
Sample Code Volcano Collection Date Mass SiO2 Containter Description Last update
(g) (%)
Raw
VA1 R1 Mount Aso, Japan 1993 155 52.6 Glass jar Collected by Tony Hurst from 1 m deposited layer. Wide particle size range. 19/7/2022
VA1 R2 Mount Aso, Japan 1993 15 52.6 Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
VA2 R Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 17/4/2010 85.9* 55.6 Sealer bag Collected by Evegenia Ilyinskaya, from a bridge over the Holtsa river west of Ásólfsskáli farm, ∼ 6 km from source. Visibility was < 10 m at time of collection due to ash. 19/7/2022
VA3 R Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 4/2010 24.86* 57.8 Souvenir jar A tourist sample originating from the 14th April eruption. Collection location unknown. Provided by Evegenia Ilyinskaya. 19/7/2022
VA4 R Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 227* 49.1 Sealer bag Collected 200 m from the vent. Very coarse ash. Provided by Evegenia Ilyinskaya. 19/7/2022
VA5 R Grímsvötn, Iceland 25/5/2011 148 49.4 Glass jar Collected in Skaftafell. Provided by Árman Höskuldsson, University of Iceland. 19/7/2022
VA6 R Mount Etna, Italy 27-30/12/2002 318 47.0 Glass jar Collected near to Zafferana by Elisa Carboni, University of Oxford. 19/7/2022
VA7 R1 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 340 58.5 Glass jar Collected in Gígjökull; decimal degrees (DD) coordinates: 63.676014, −19.633019. Believed to originate from the 19-20th May eruption. Collected by Daniel Peters, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL). 19/7/2022
VA7 R2 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 73.8 58.5 Glass jar See VA7 above. Misplaced in "Ash samples (may be useful)" before 19/7/2022. 19/7/2022
VA8 R Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 471* 59.2 Sealer bag Collected by Evegenia Ilyinskaya, from a bridge over the Holtsa river west of Ásólfsskáli farm, ∼ 6 km from source. Visibility was < 10 m at time of collection due to ash. 19/7/2022
VA9 R Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 478.5* 58.8 Sealer bag Very proximal to vent; DD coordinates: 63.677737, 󔼛.609212. Believed to originate from the 19-20th May eruption. Collected by Daniel Peters, RAL. 19/7/2022
VA10 R Mount Etna, Italy 1/7/2001 48.1 47.6 nan Collected by Simona Scollo, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. Misplaced in "Ash samples (may be useful)" before 19/7/2022. 19/7/2022
VA11 R1 Chaitén, Chile 2008 2.2 73.2 Vial Supplied by Tamsin Mather, University of Oxford. Reference: Watt et al. [2009] 19/7/2022
VA11 R2 Chaitén, Chile 2008 5.03 73.2 Pill bottle See VA11 above. 19/7/2022
VA12 R Dabbahu, Afar region, Ethiopia 5/9/2005 2.9 71.1 Vial Collected by Clive Oppenheimer very close to the vent within days of the September eruption. 19/7/2022
VA13 R Dabbahu, Afar region, Ethiopia 5/9/2005 0 70.2 Vial Collected by Clive Oppenheimer very close to the vent within days of the September eruption. 19/7/2022
VA14 R1 Mount Etna, Italy 1/11/2002 2.3 47.1 Vial Overnight deposit collected by Giardini Naxos at DD coordinates: 37.8298095, 15.2698673. 19/7/2022
VA14 R2 Mount Etna, Italy 1/11/2002 4.43 48.1 Pill bottle See VA14 above. 19/7/2022
VA15 R Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 15-16/5/2010 132 58.0 Glass jar Collected by Susan Louglin. 19/7/2022
VA16 R Mount Tongariro, New Zealand 2012 131 59.4 Glass jar Collected by Keith Towers. 19/7/2022
VA17 R Askja, Iceland 1981 31.2 70.7 nan Sample taken from layer C of the 1875 eruption deposit. Reference: Sparks et al. [1981] Misplaced in "Ash samples (may be useful)" before 19/7/2022. 19/7/2022
VA18 R The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua Currently unknown 8.4* nan Sealer bag Layer C deposit, < 65 μm fraction. Collected by Susan Louglin. 19/7/2022
VA19 R Nisyros, Greece 2011 38.7 69.7 Glass jar < 65 μm fraction. Collected by Susan Louglin. Reference: Longchamp et al. [2011]. Misplaced in "Ash samples (may be useful)" before 19/7/2022. 19/7/2022
VA20 R Mount Okmok, Alaska, USA 7/2008 21 nan Glass jar nan 19/7/2022
VA21 R Augustine, Alaska, USA 13/1/2006 16.4 nan nan Reference: Larsen et al. [2010]. Misplaced in "Ash samples (may be useful)" before 19/7/2022. 19/7/2022
VA22 R Mount Spurr, Alaska, USA 8/1992 49 nan Glass jar Reference: Harbin et al. [1995]. 19/7/2022
VA23 R Mount Redoubt, Alaska, USA 1990 46.5* nan Glass bottle in sealer Collected by J. Paskievitch. Station: RDN. 19/7/2022
VA24 CFLEG nan nan 7.83 nan Pill bottle nan 19/7/2022
JSC1A nan nan 7.8* nan Vial nan 19/7/2022
T0-1 nan nan 4.3* nan Vial in sealer nan 19/7/2022
R40-3 nan nan 4.7* nan Vial in sealer nan 19/7/2022
SM1 nan nan 3.5* nan Vial in sealer nan 19/7/2022
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Sieved
<45 um VA1 B Mount Aso, Japan 1993 nan nan Glass jar See VA1 above. (Probably contaminated) 19/7/2022
>45 um VA1 B1 Mount Aso, Japan 1993 101.5 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA1 B2 Mount Aso, Japan 1993 140.6 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
<45 um VA1 C Mount Aso, Japan 1993 0.0 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. All used up and sieved into size groups. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA1 C Mount Aso, Japan 1993 280.6 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA1 B3 Mount Aso, Japan 1993 nan nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
<45 um VA2 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 17/4/2010 32.2 nan Glass jar See VA2 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA2 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 17/4/2010 3.0 nan Glass jar See VA2 above. 19/7/2022
<45 um VA4 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 5.0 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA4 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 111.9 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA5 Grímsvötn, Iceland 25/5/2011 117.3 nan Glass jar See VA5 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA7 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 0.0 nan Glass jar See VA7 above. All used up and sieved into size groups. 19/7/2022
<45 um VA7 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 12.4 nan Glass jar See VA7 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA10 Mount Okmok, Alaska, USA 7/2008 4.3 nan Glass jar See VA10 above. 19/7/2022
<45um VA15 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 15-16/5/2010 5.0 nan Glass jar See VA15 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA15 Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 15-16/5/2010 99.3 nan Glass jar See VA15 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA16 Mount Tongariro, New Zealand 2012 62.2 nan Glass jar See VA16 above. 19/7/2022
<45um VA17 Askja, Iceland 1981 9.0 nan Glass jar See VA17 above. 19/7/2022
<45 um VA19 Nisyros, Greece 2011 14.2 nan Glass jar See VA19 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA20 Mount Okmok, Alaska, USA 7/2008 36.1 nan Glass jar nan 19/7/2022
>45 um VA21 Augustine, Alaska, USA 13/1/2006 2.0 nan Glass jar See VA21 above. 19/7/2022
>45 um VA22 Mount Spurr, Alaska, USA 8/1992 66.4 nan Glass jar See VA22 above. 19/7/2022
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Maybe useful
ASO U Mount Aso, Japan nan 9.4* nan Vial nan 19/7/2022
CVD Cape Verde nan ~0.1 nan Glass jar Cape Verde dust 19/7/2022
VA1 U Mount Aso, Japan 1993 12.6 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
VA2 U Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 17/4/2010 3.2 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. 19/7/2022
VA4 U1 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 7.8 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. 19/7/2022
VA4 U2 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 16.7 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. 19/7/2022
VA4 U3 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 10.8 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. Oven Dry 50C 18HR. 19/7/2022
VA4 U4 Grímsvötn, Iceland 1/6/2011 18.3 nan Glass jar See VA4 above. 19/7/2022
VA5 U1 Grímsvötn, Iceland 25/5/2011 3.8 nan Glass jar See VA5 above. 19/7/2022
VA5 U2 Grímsvötn, Iceland 25/5/2011 10.2 nan Glass jar See VA5 above. Oven Dry 50C 18HR. 19/7/2022
VA6 U1 Mount Etna, Italy 27-30/12/2002 7.1 nan Glass jar See VA6 above. 19/7/2022
VA6 U2 Mount Etna, Italy 27-30/12/2002 12.4 nan Glass jar See VA6 above. 19/7/2022
VA7 U Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 3.3 nan Glass jar See VA7 above. 19/7/2022
VA8 U Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 19 nan Glass jar See VA8 above. 19/7/2022
VA9 U Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 13/6/2010 4.9 nan Glass jar See VA9 above. 19/7/2022
Others Misc Misc ~1g each nan Tiny vials in a white box Small vials of VA10,15,16,17,19,20,21,22. Prepared by Dan Peters. 27/7/2022
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Dispersed/Ground
VA1 CG Mount Aso, Japan 2/11/2010 2.1 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. Aso ash removed from disperser 2/11/2010. 27/7/2022
VA2 CG Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 29/10/2010 3.3 nan Glass jar See VA2 above. Ice ash removed from disperser 29/10/2010. 27/7/2022
VA11 CG Chaitén, Chile nan 3.4 nan Glass jar See VA11 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA13 CG Dabbahu, Afar region, Ethiopia nan 0.3 nan Glass jar See VA13 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA14 CG A Mount Etna, Italy nan ~0.2 nan Glass jar See VA14 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA14 CG B Mount Etna, Italy nan 0.5 nan Glass jar See VA14 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA18 CG The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA18 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA18 DIS The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua 13/11/2012 3.8 nan Glass jar VA18FONT dispersed. 27/7/2022
VA21 CG Augustine, Alaska, USA nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA21 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA23 CG Mount Redoubt, Alaska, USA nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA23 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA24 CG nan nan 1.2 nan Glass jar See VA24 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
SM1 CGA Calbuco, Chile nan ~1 nan Glass jar Calbuco 2015 coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
SM1 CGB Calbuco, Chile nan 21.8 nan Glass jar Calbuco 2015 coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
IAD1 nan 17/12/2010 2.3 nan Glass jar Icelandic ash dispersed, inc. loose ash from diffusion dryer 27/7/2022
IAD2 nan 20/12/2010 0.4 nan Glass jar Icelandic ash dispersed 27/7/2022
SA1 AUS nan 8/7/2015 1.4 nan Glass jar Coffee dispersed. 27/7/2022
SA1 CG 120C nan nan 2.7 nan Glass jar (Dried at 120C) 27/7/2022
SA1 CG 60C nan nan 0 nan Glass jar (Dried at 60C) 27/7/2022
SA3 CAR nan 9/7/2015 1.2 nan Glass jar Coffee dispersed 27/7/2022
SP8 CG nan 19/11/2012 3.3 nan Glass jar SP8SiC dispersed. 27/7/2022
nan nan nan nan nan nan nan 27/7/2022
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Compressed
VA1 CG Mount Aso, Japan 2/11/2010 2.1 nan Glass jar See VA1 above. Aso ash removed from disperser 2/11/2010. 27/7/2022
VA2 CG Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland 29/10/2010 3.3 nan Glass jar See VA2 above. Ice ash removed from disperser 29/10/2010. 27/7/2022
VA11 CG Chaitén, Chile nan 3.4 nan Glass jar See VA11 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA13 CG Dabbahu, Afar region, Ethiopia nan 0.3 nan Glass jar See VA13 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA14 CG A Mount Etna, Italy nan ~0.2 nan Glass jar See VA14 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA14 CG B Mount Etna, Italy nan 0.5 nan Glass jar See VA14 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA18 CG The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA18 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA18 DIS The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua 13/11/2012 3.8 nan Glass jar VA18FONT dispersed. 27/7/2022
VA21 CG Augustine, Alaska, USA nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA21 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA23 CG Mount Redoubt, Alaska, USA nan 1.4 nan Glass jar See VA23 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
VA24 CG nan nan 1.2 nan Glass jar See VA24 above. Coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
SM1 CGA Calbuco, Chile nan ~1 nan Glass jar Calbuco 2015 coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
SM1 CGB Calbuco, Chile nan 21.8 nan Glass jar Calbuco 2015 coffee grinder. 27/7/2022
IAD1 nan 17/12/2010 2.3 nan Glass jar Icelandic ash dispersed, inc. loose ash from diffusion dryer 27/7/2022
IAD2 nan 20/12/2010 0.4 nan Glass jar Icelandic ash dispersed 27/7/2022
SA1 AUS nan 8/7/2015 1.4 nan Glass jar Coffee dispersed. 27/7/2022
SA1 CG 120C nan nan 2.7 nan Glass jar (Dried at 120C) 27/7/2022
SA1 CG 60C nan nan 0 nan Glass jar (Dried at 60C) 27/7/2022
SA3 CAR nan 9/7/2015 1.2 nan Glass jar Coffee dispersed 27/7/2022
SP8 CG nan 19/11/2012 3.3 nan Glass jar SP8SiC dispersed. 27/7/2022
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Universitat Hamburg
VA4 H Grímsvötn, Iceland nan 0.0 nan Pill bottle See VA4 above. 27/7/2022
VA8 H Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland nan 0.1 nan Pill bottle See VA8 above. 27/7/2022
VA12 H Dabbahu, Afar region, Ethiopia nan 0.0 nan Pill bottle See VA12 above. 27/7/2022
VA15 H Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland nan 8.3 nan Pill bottle See VA15 above. 27/7/2022
VA18 H The Fontana lapilli deposit, Maya region, Nicaragua nan 0.2 nan Pill bottle See VA18 above. 27/7/2022
VA20 H Mount Okmok, Alaska, USA nan 6.9 nan Pill bottle See VA20 above. 27/7/2022
VA21 H Augustine, Alaska, USA nan 6.1 nan Pill bottle See VA21 above. 27/7/2022
VA22 H Mount Spurr, Alaska, USA nan 6.8 nan Pill bottle See VA22 above. 27/7/2022
VA23 H Mount Redoubt, Alaska, USA nan 0.6 nan Pill bottle See VA23 above. 27/7/2022
VA24 H1 nan nan 0.0 nan Pill bottle See VA24 above. 27/7/2022
VA24 H2 nan nan 2.3 nan Glass jar See VA24 above. 27/7/2022

Sands

Spice Powders

Biomass Burning Ash

Density Reference Material

Sample Code Material Mass Density Measured Density
(g) (g cm3) (g cm3)
Pd1 Palladium 12.023 x.xx±0.0y on 20/7/22 (WSL)
Earth Observation Data Group, Department of Physics, University of Oxford. Page last updated: @10:10 GMT 11-Nov-2022