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Izalco Volcano, Sonsonate Department, El Salvador

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 13° 48' North , 89° 36' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 13.8, -89.6
 
The volcano was almost continously active from its birth in 1770 until 1958. Since then only a brief, very small flank eruption in 1966 has interrupted dormancy. Pre-1966 Izalco lavas are vesicular vitrophyric olivine basalts, usually with bytownite phenocrysts and augite.
Many new minerals have been found in the fumaroles and fumarolic sublimates which are unusually rich in vanadine.

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20 entries listed. 14 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Birnie, R.W., Hughes, J.M. (1979) Stoiberite, Cu5V2O10, a new copper vanadate from Izalco volcano, El Salvador, Central America. American Mineralogist, 64, 941-944. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM64/AM64_941.pdf

Birnie, R.W., Hughes, J.M. (1980) Ziesite, β-Cu2(V2O7), a new copper vanadate and fumarole temperature indicator. American Mineralogist, 65, 1146-1149. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM65/AM65_1146.pdf

Hughes, J.M., Finger, L.W. (1980) Bannermanite, a new sodium-potassium vanadate isostructural with β-NaxV6O15. American Mineralogist 68, 634-642. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM68/AM68_634.pdf

Hughes, J.M., Finger, L.W. (1983) The crystal chemistry of shcherbinaite, naturally occurring V2O5. American Mineralogist, 68(11-12), 1220-1222. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM68/AM68_1220.pdf

Hughes, J.M., Hadidiacos, C.G. (1985) Fingerite, Cu11O2(VO4)6, a new vanadium sublimate from Izalco crater, El Salvador: descriptive mineralogy. American Mineralogist, 70, 193-196. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM70/AM70_193.pdf

Robinson, P.D., Hughes, J.M., Malinconico, M.L. (1987) Blossite, α-Cu2[V2O7], a new fumarolic sublimate from Izalco volcano, El Salvador. American Mineralogist, 72, 397-400. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM72/AM72_397.pdf

Hughes, J.M., Starkey, S.J., Malinconico, M.L., Malinconico, L.L. (1987) Lyonsite, Cu32+Fe43+(VO4)63-, a new fumarolic sublimate from Izalco volcano, El Salvador: Descriptive mineralogy and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 72, 1000-1005. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM72/AM72_1000.pdf

Hughes, J.M., Christian, B.S., Finger, L.W., Malinconico, L.L. (1987) Mcbirneyite, Cu3(VO4)2, a new sublimate mineral from the fumaroles of Izalco Volcano, El Salvador. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 33, 183–190.

Hughes, J.M., Drexler, J.W., Campana, C.F., Malinconico, M.L. (1988) Howardevansite, NaCuFe2(VO4)3, a new fumarolic sublimate from Izalco volcano, El Salvador: Descriptive mineralogy and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 73, 181-186. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM73/AM73_181.pdf

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