TableĀ 3.

Dimensions of smaller lobes from Alemzi North section (total thickness of the Alemzi North section is 125 m; the Tasguint Formation in this section is 70 m thick and consists of 5 lobes; the preponderance of relatively small S-type lobes is evident)

Length of small pahoehoe lobes (m)Thickness of lobe (m)Thickness of basal crust (m)1Thickness of upper crust (m)1DescriptionLobe type
0.570.20.020.05The size of vesicles decreases towards the periphery of the lobeS-type lobe
3.30.40.040.06S-type lobe
2.20.40.040.08S-type lobe
0.530.20.040.05S-type lobe
20.320.050.08S-type lobe
0.60.150.020.05S-type lobe
0.650.180.020.03S-type lobe
1.30.370.040.06Highly undulating lower surfaceS-type lobe
3.10.50.040.09P-type lobe
0.80.120.010.03P-type lobe
1.10.170.010.02P-type lobe
1.80.50.020.08S-type lobe
0.770.160.020.03Pipes are present at the distal end of the lobeS-type lobe
1.20.10.030.03S-type lobe
0.80.270.030.05Pipes are present at the distal end of the lobeS-type lobe
1.60.270.030.04S-type lobe
1.160.370.030.03S-type lobe
4.370.50.080.15Associated with some P-type break-outsP-type lobe
0.60.20.030.04S-type lobe
20.230.020.03S-type lobe
  • 1Refers to thickness of glassy rinds in S-type lobes.