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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' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.64278,11.82444
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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Pliocene - Miocene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma
Miocene-Pliocene volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Comments: May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

- Marsella, M., Palladino, D.M., 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. & Bosco, P. (2001): Le cave di Gradoli e Onano. Il Cercapietre, 1/2-2001, 10-25.

- Cresta, S., Duronio, F., Mancinella, D. (2002): Geositi e sistema delle arre protette del Lazio: idee per la geoconservazione. Il Cercapietre, 1-2/2002, 48-55

- Signoretti, E., 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.; L. Valentini; M. Mattioli (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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