Download e-book for iPad: Active Volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná by Teresa Scolamacchia, José Luis Macías

By Teresa Scolamacchia, José Luis Macías

ISBN-10: 3642258891

ISBN-13: 9783642258893

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ISBN-13: 9783642258909

This e-book summarizes the stories performed at of the main energetic volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced light phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. merely after those explosions a surge of recent experiences started to unreveal their volcanic historical past and influence.
This publication offers the state-of-the-art advances in issues relating to the geologic surroundings of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive background and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal platforms and their manifestations. Volcanic risks and hazards and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in accordance with the event of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The booklet also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the plant life and the fauna of the area and archaeological and social elements of the world that's inhabited via indigenous people.

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In: Bartolini C, Buffler RT, Cantú-Chapa A (eds) The western Gulf of Mexico Basin: tectonics, sedimentary basins, and petroleum systems. AAPG Mem 75:183–216 Meneses-Rocha J, Monroy-Audelo ME, Gomez-Chavarria JC (1994) Bosquejo paleogeografico y tectonico del sur de Mexico durante el Mesozoico. Boletin del la Sociedad Mexicana de Geologos Petroleros 44:18–45 Molina Garza RS, van Hinsbergen DJJ, Rogers RD, Ganerød M, Dekkers MJ (2012) The Padre Miguel Ignimbrite Suite, central Honduras: paleomagnetism, geochronology, and tectonic implications.

2004; Chap. e. Chapultenango Fault) would result in a pull-apart system (Arce et al. 2014) related to the major Polochic-Motagua system (Malfait and Dinkelman 1972). e. western United States, Israel, Turkey, and Guatemala). e. pull-apart), in which magmas would be generated and stored underneath the volcano, as proposed by García-Palomo et al. (2004) and Bursik (2009). El Chichón trachyandesites appear to be fed by parental mafic magmas that are similar in composition to mafic enclaves found in El Chichon’s volcanic rocks and similar to the Chapultenango trachybasalt.

The marker is 14 cm long (After Macías et al. 2003); d Representative cross-polarized microphotographs of mafic enclaves (CH-ME) found in El Chichón samples, and showing equigranular textures containing plagioclase (Plg) pyroxene (Px), amphibole (Amph), and Fe-Ti oxides (After Arce et al. 2014); microphotographs from e Cambac and f Capulín dome samples 2 Petrology and Geochemistry … oxides occur in minor amounts (<1 vol%) (Macías et al. 2003). Pumice and dense lithic samples from units C, D, E, F, and J (Chap.

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