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Montenero Quarry, Onano, Làtera volcano, Viterbo Province, Latium, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 38' 34'' North , 11° 49' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.64278,11.82444
GeoHash:G#: sr86t4fk1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Cava di Montenero, Onano, Làtera volcano, Viterbo, Lazio, Italia


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Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3138162
Quaternary tephrite

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{tephrite, basanite}, Minor{phonolitic tephrite, tephritic phonolite,tuff group,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185029
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Marsella, M., Palladino, D.M., and Trigila, R. (1987) The Onano pyroclastic formation (Vulsini Volcanoes): depositional features, distribution and eruptive mechanisms. Periodico di Mineralogia, 56(2-3), 225–240.
Signoretti, E. and Bosco, P. (2001) Le cave di Gradoli e Onano. Il Cercapietre, 1/2-2001, 10-25.
Cresta, S., Duronio, F., and Mancinella, D. (2002) Geositi e sistema delle arre protette del Lazio: idee per la geoconservazione. Il Cercapietre, 1-2/2002, 48-55.
Signoretti, E. and Pucci, R. (2007) Gita sociale e ricerca mineralogica sul terreno nella cava di Montenero, Onano (VT), Il Cercapietre, 1-2/2007, 61-67.
Nappi, G., Valentini, L., and Mattioli, M. (2004) Field Trip Guide Book - P09: Ignimbritic Deposits in Central Italy: Pyroclastic Products of the Quaternary Age and Etruscan Footpaths (pdf). Italian Agency for the Environmental Protection and Technical Services (APAT).

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