Volcanic cone

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Related to Scoria cone: Cinder cones
a hill, conical in form, built up of cinders, tufa, or lava, during volcanic eruptions.

See also: Volcanic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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3) with slightly observable periclinal stratification as a remnant of superficial facies of a scoria cone produced by a Strombolian eruption (e.g., Head and Wilson, 1989; Rapprich et al., 2007; Tietz et al., 2011; Buchner and Tietz, 2012).
Covering some 180,000 square km, they contain tuff rings, lava domes, lava flows, scoria cones and more.
(8) Investigating the volcanic scoria cones that have not been exploited yet is highly recommended.
The researchers are convinced that these are true volcanic cones, similar to common volcanoes on Earth known as (http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/scoriacone_page.html) scoria cones and (http://www.d.umn.edu/%7Ermorton/ronshome/Volcanology/Tuff%20Rings%20and%20Tuff%20Cones%20class.pdf) tuff cones .