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Amorong volcano

lava dome 376 m / 1,234 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 15.83°N / 120.81°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Amorong volcano books
Typical eruption style: effusive
Amorong volcano eruptions: unknown
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 11 Oct
Thu, 11 Oct 12:55 UTCM 2.4 / 17 km41 km007 km N 51° E of Tarlac City (Tarlac)
Sun, 7 Oct
Sun, 7 Oct 09:01 UTCM 1.7 / 35 km11 km008 km S 20° W of Balungao (Pangasinan)
Thu, 4 Oct
Thu, 4 Oct 06:07 UTCM 2.0 / 26 km27 km022 km N 82° E of San Miguel (Pangasinan)
Amorong volcano a small lava dome in NW Luzon Island, 80 km NNE of Pinatubo volcano, and belongs to the Eastern Volcanic Chain or Balungao Group, a chain of subduction volcanoes behind the Manila Trench.
It is the only of a group of several lava domes that still has fumarolic activity. It was active from about 740,000 years ago.

Background:

The chemistry of Amorang's lavas is unusual in that is has elevated Niobium (Nb) and high Cr, Ni and Mg concentrations which can not be explained by qan unusual degree of mantle melting alone, and probably involve contamination by crustal rocks as well.
Source:
- Defant et al (1990) "An Example of Island-Arc Petrogenesis: Geochemistry and Petrology of the Southern Luzon Arc, Philippines", Journal of Petrology, V.32 (3), pp 455-50


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