Volcano Name:Villarrica Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 357120
Alternate Name:
Llafenco Group
Pimenton
Pucanu
Pucon
Quitralpillan
Villa Rica
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: -39.4166666700
Longitude: -71.9333333300
Region:South America Sub Region:Central Chile & Argentina
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:-673 Date Error:439
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 2620 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.240 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.600 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:-2187 Date Error:580
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 3760 C14 Date Error: 200
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 2.000 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 5.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:-7784 Date Error:1333
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 8640 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:13800 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 13990 C14 Date Error: 100
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 4.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 10.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 4.000 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 10.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:95000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 10.000 (Assumed)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)

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