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Pierce, Ian K D; Wesnousky, Steven G; Owen, L A; Bormann, Jayne M; Li, Xinnan; Caffee, Marc W (2021): Cosmogenic Ages from Alluvial Fans offset by Central Walker Lane Faults. PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.926418 (dataset in review)

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Abstract:
Here are a series of cosmogenic 10Be and 36Cl ages and metadata for samples related to a faulting study southeast of Reno, NV, USA. Both 10Be and 36Cl concentrations were measured at the PRIME lab at Purdue. All 10Be samples were processed in the Geochronology Laboratories at the University of Cincinnati. The 36Cl samples were processed and analyzed at the PRIME lab. Boulder sampling focused on the largest boulders (~50–150-cm-diameter) from alluvial fan surfaces. Approximately 500 g samples were taken from the upper 2–5 cm of each of these boulders. 10Be concentrations and laboratory data are listed in these tables. The 10Be boulder exposure ages were calculated using the Cosmic Ray Exposure Program (CREp). The calculator requires input describing the geographic coordinates and elevation of the samples, local shielding of the sample, density of the sample, and estimation of the boulder erosion rates resulting from processes such as boulder grussification and spalling. The age estimates are also dependent on the assumption of particular scaling models designed to estimate the long-term production rate of cosmogenic 10Be. The 10Be ages use a production rate of 4.05 ± 0.30 at/g SiO2/yr determined at Twin Lakes, which is located at a higher elevation than the fan surfaces here, but is within 100 km of all study sites, the ERA40 atmosphere model, the Lifton-VDM2016 geomagnetic database, and the LSD scaling scheme.The 36Cl boulder ages are calculated using the CRONUS calculator for 36Cl.
Supplement to:
Pierce, Ian K D; Wesnousky, Steven G; Owen, Lewis A; Bormann, Jayne M; Li, Xinnan; Caffee, Marc W (2021): Accommodation of Plate Motion in an Incipient Strike‐Slip System: The Central Walker Lane. Tectonics, 40(2), https://doi.org/10.1029/2019TC005612
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Median Latitude: 38.617750 * Median Longitude: -119.466369 * South-bound Latitude: 38.540000 * West-bound Longitude: -119.504890 * North-bound Latitude: 38.966900 * East-bound Longitude: -119.201200
Date/Time Start: 2008-01-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2014-03-20T00:00:00
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