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Lurus volcano

stratovolcano 539 m / 1,768 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -7.73°S / 113.58°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Lurus volcano eruptions: unknown, none in historic time No recent earthquakes
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Lurus volcano is a small volcano on the north coast of East Java, north of the larger Iyang-Argapura massif. It is not well studied, but could potentially still be active, and pose a threat to nearby industrial areas.

Background:

Probably related to its unusual position off the main volcanic aarc, Lurus' earliest magmas are unusual in their composition, because they contain extremely low silica, producing leucite-bearing rocks. Later magmas were more typical for subduction zone volcanoes (andesitic and trachytic).


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