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Clayton Valley volcano

Pyroclastic cone 1490 m / 4888 ft
Nevada, United States, 37.82°N / -117.62°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Clayton Valley volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Clayton Valley volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 17 Mar 2020
Tue, 17 Mar 04:02 UTCM 1.128 km48km WSW of Goldfield, Nevada (USA)
Sat, 14 Mar 2020
Sat, 14 Mar 06:07 UTCM 0.928 km48km WSW of Goldfield, Nevada (USA)
Thu, 12 Mar 2020
Thu, 12 Mar 13:35 UTCM 1.617 km49km SSE of Hawthorne, Nevada (USA)

Background:

A solitary cinder cone in Clayton Valley NE of Silver Peak is Potassium-Argon dated about 0.39 million years ago. The breached cone has produced a 2-km-long lava flow partly buried by Quaternary alluvium (Dohrenwend, in Wood and Kienle 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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