Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Yangudi

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Occurrence number: 
054-00-034
Country: 
Ethiopia
Region: 
Main Ethiopian Rift
Location: 
Longitude: 41.05, Latitude: 10.57

This 15 km diameter volcano with a double-rimmed summit caldera consists of basaltic and intermediate lavas culminating in rhyolite flows and breccias. No petrographical or chemical data have been traced but there may be alkaline rocks in the sequence.

References: 
VARET, J. 1978. Geology of Central and Southern Afar (Ethiopia and Djibouti Republic). Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. (Explanation accompanying Geological map of central and southern Afar. 1:500,000).
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