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This book summarizes the stories conducted at of the main energetic volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced gentle phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. simply after those explosions a surge of latest stories started to unreveal their volcanic background and effect.

This publication provides the cutting-edge advances in subject matters relating to the geologic environment of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive background and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal platforms and their manifestations. Volcanic risks and dangers and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in response to the event of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The e-book also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the vegetation and the fauna of the sector and archaeological and social points of the realm that's inhabited through indigenous humans.

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E. Chichuj, Tacaná, San Antonio volcanic structures) are unknown. All of TVC rocks display a porphyritic texture, sometimes with seriate and glomeroporphyritic textures (Fig. 6) with crystallinity around 32 vol% (Macías et al. 2000; Mora et al. 2004). The mineral assemblage for all TVC structures is, in order of abundance, plagioclase, hornblende, clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene, ± Fe-Ti oxides (Fig. 6a–f), set in a glassy and sometimes microlitic matrix. Some lavas from the Tacaná edifice show trachytic textures (oriented plagioclase crystals), commonly developed during the emplacement of lava flows.

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