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Ventotene volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 139 m / 456 ft
Italy, 40.8°N / 13.42°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Ventotene volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Ventotene volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Ventotene is a trachybasaltic to phonolitic stratovolcano with associated lava flows, domes, and pyroclastics (IAVCEI, 1973; Peccerillo, 2005). The mafic lava flows are cut by a caldera rim and overlain by pyroclastics. The nearby Santo Stefano island is an associated lava dome, also covered by pyroclastics. The pyroclastics are the products of both magmatic and hydrovolcanic processes, and contain lava lithic fragments and xenoliths (Peccerillio, 2005). Scandone (pers. comm.) gives 0.3 Ma as the youngest age for the Ventotene volcanics, but Peccerillo (2005) gives an age range of 0.8 to less than 0.13 Ma.
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