scoria cone


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scoria cone

[′skȯr·ē·ə ‚kōn]
(geology)
A volcanic cone composed of a vesicular, cindery crust on the surface of lava that is basaltic or andesitic in nature.
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The potential source vent of the lava flow flowing into the maar crater is located nearby--it is the Podhorni vrch scoria cone (Fig.
The first phreatomagmatic explosion (the Rajov maar) consumed all water available for phreatomagmatic eruptions and subsequent activity took place in Strombolian style building up a scoria cone of the Podhorni vrch volcano and emitting a lava flow, which filled partly the maar crater (Fig.
and Tietz, O.: 2012, Reconstruction of the Landeskrone Scoria Cone in the Lusatian Volcanic Field, Eastern Germany--Insights on a large sized monogenetic volcano, long-lasting degradation of volcanic edifices and implications for the landscape evolution.
The opening explosive phreatic phase and the construction of a scoria cone
During this strombolian phase, a scoria cone was rapidly built at the summit of Irazu during the first two days of the eruption.
The strombolian activity built an ephemeral scoria cone in the inner part of the Crater Principal (Fig.
Nevertheless, the regressions obtained indicate only a moderate correlation; the geochemistry is considered to be just one of several factors that control the final shape of scoria cones.
Keywords: Morphometry, scoria cones, Costa Rica, tectonics, volcanic arc, back-arc, geochemistry.