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Las Navajas

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Occurrence number: 
108-00-012
Country: 
Mexico
Region: 
Nayarit
Location: 
Longitude: -104.6, Latitude: 21.57

Luhr et al. (1985, p. 56) report that the volcano Las Navajas in the northwestern segment of the Mexican Volcanic Belt consists of basalts, trachytes and late stage pantelleritic obsidians and welded tuffs.

Age: 
0.2+-0.1 Ma (Luhr et al., 1985, p. 56).
References: 
LUHR, J.F., NELSON, S.A., ALLAN, J.F. and CARMICHAEL, I.S.E. 1985. Active rifting in southwestern Mexico: manifestations of an incipient eastward spreading-ridge jump. Geology, 13: 54-7
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