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The origins of Late Quaternary debris avalanche and debris flow deposits from Cofre de Perote volcano, México

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Diaz-Castellon, R., Hubbard, B. E., Carrasco-Nunez, G., & Rodriguez-Vargas, J. L. (2012). The origins of Late Quaternary debris avalanche and debris flow deposits from Cofre de Perote volcano, Mexico. Geosphere, 8(4), 950–971.

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Cofre de Perote volcano is a compound, shield-like volcano located in the northeastern Trans-Mexican volcanic belt. Large debris avalanche and lahar deposits are associated with the evolution of Cofre. The two best preserved of these debris-avalanche and debris-flow deposits are the ∼42 ka “Los Pescados debris flow” deposit and the ∼11–13 ka “Xico avalanche” deposit, both of which display contrasting morphological and textural characteristics, source materials, origins and emplacement environments. Laboratory X-ray diffraction and visible-infrared reflectance spectroscopy were used to identify the most abundant clay, sulfate, ferric-iron, and silica minerals in the deposits, which were either related to hydrothermal alteration or chemical [...]

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