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.