Lava Creek Tuff
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|Lava Creek eruption|
|Date||Around 630,000 years ago|
|Location||Wyoming, United States|
Extent of the Lava Creek ash bed
Lava Creek Tuff ranges in color from light gray to pale red in some locales. Rock texture of the tuff ranges from fine-grained to aphanitic and is densely welded. The maximum thickness of the tuff layer is approximately 180–200 m (590–660 ft).
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