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We have found K feldspar microcrystites in the Eltanin impact layer in core ELT13-4. This implies that there was a simultaneous or previous continental impact to the oceanic Eltanin impact layer. These K feldspar spherules may be useful to provide a maximum age for the Eltanin impact event.