Polino volcano

Explosion crater(s) unknown
Italy, 42.57°N / 12.82°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Polino volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, September 12, 2021 08:54 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 12, 2021 10:54 am (GMT +2) (Sep 12, 2021 08:54 GMT)
2.3

8.9 km
40 km (25 mi)
Provincia di Rieti, Latium, 30 km southwest of Ascoli Piceno, The Marches, Italy
Friday, September 10, 2021 00:37 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 10, 2021 2:37 am (GMT +2) (Sep 10, 2021 00:37 GMT)
2.4

10.2 km
41 km (25 mi)
Ascoli Piceno, The Marches, 13 km east of Norcia, Italy

Background

Polino is made up of two small diatremes surrounded by layered tuffs and filled with breccia and carbonate-rich locks and lapilli (Pecerillo, 2005). It is classified as a carbonatite, the products of which consist of two facies: tuffisite and large carbonatite bombs. Both crustal and mantle lithics are also present within the welded tuff (Rosatelli et al., 2010). These deposits were Ar/Ar dated at about 246 ka (Peccerillo, 2005).
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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