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Oricola-Carsoli volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) unknown
Italy, 42.15°N / 13.08°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Oricola-Carsoli volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Oricola-Carsoli, about 40 km SW of L'Aquila, is part of the Intra-Appenine Magmatic Province. Its mongenetic pyroclastic cones are composed of altered breccias, tuff, and surge and fall deposits. They are possibly hydrovolcanic in origin. These deposits were K-Ar dated at about 530 ka (Peccerillo, 2005).
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