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Table 1 Paleointensity results from the 1960 Hawaiian lava flows erupted from Kilauea

From: New criteria for selecting reliable Thellier-type paleointensity results from the 1960 Kilauea lava flows, Hawaii

Sample ΔT (°C) n f g q β B (μT) Bg (μT)
Conventional paleointensity
 A1* 200–600 12 0.89 0.84 23.24 3.25 46.97 ± 2.42  
 A15 200–540 9 0.74 0.75 15.13 3.66 48.66 ± 1.78  
 B2* 300–600 11 0.68 0.66 11.78 3.78 44.50 ± 1.68  
 B5* 300–580 10 0.48 0.75 8.87 4.06 37.05 ± 1.50  
 B7* 300–540 8 0.63 0.69 5.65 4.56 30.28 ± 1.38  
 C6 200–500 7 0.72 0.75 15.09 3.57 52.94 ± 1.89  
 Mean   7      43.40 ± 8.31  
 Mean*   4      39.70 ± 7.56  
Restricted paleointensity
 A1* 300–500 6 0.53 0.66 10.86 3.25 39.18 ± 2.04 7.79
 B2*    0.49 0.63 6.64 4.62 32.20 ± 1.49 12.30
 B5*    0.33 0.48 2.8 5.55 32.67 ± 1.81 4.38
 B7*    0.25 0.67 1.83 9.14 30.75 ± 2.81 0.47
 Mean   4      33.70 ± 3.74  
 Mean*   2      35.69 ± 4.94  
  1. ΔT is the temperature interval used in paleointensity estimation; n is the number of points used in paleointensity estimation; f, g, q, β and θ are NRM fraction, gap factor, quality factor, and the standard error of the slope and different angle of the selected NRM component from the origin on the orthogonal plot; Bg (μT) indicates the differences in the paleointensity estimations between the conventional IZZI approach and the more restricted values using the temperature interval from 300 to 500 °C; and * indicates that the value meets the condition (Bcr/Bc < 3 and CI < 10%)