Geology of the peralkaline volcano at Pantelleria, Strait of Sicily

@article{Mahood1986GeologyOT,
  title={Geology of the peralkaline volcano at Pantelleria, Strait of Sicily},
  author={Gail A. Mahood and Wes Hildreth},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
  year={1986},
  volume={48},
  pages={143-172}
}
Situated in a submerged continental rift, Pantelleria is a volcanic island with a subaerial eruptive history longer than 300 Ka. Its eruptive behavior, edifice morphologies, and complex, multiunit geologic history are representative of strongly peralkaline centers. It is dominated by the 6-km-wide Cinque Denti caldera, which formed ca. 45 Ka ago during eruption of the Green Tuff, a strongly rheomorphic unit zoned from pantellerite to trachyte and consisting of falls, surges, and pyroclastic… 

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