Paricutin volcano, Uruapan del Progreso (Uruapan), Michoacan, Mexico
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° 29' 34'' North , 102° 15' 4'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||19.49302,-102.25124|
An active volcano located near Uruapan and not far from Patzcuaro. Erupted in cornfield from February 20, 1943 to February 25, 1952.
3 valid minerals.
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GeochronologyMineralization age: Anthropocene : .00005 Ma
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0 - 2.588 Ma
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Lithology: Basic igneous extrusive
Reference: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conjunto de Datos Vectoriales Geológicos. Continuo Nacional. Escala 1:1’000,000.