Pillow andesite from a lake

  • Exhibition Text

    • This pillow is from the Xitle volcano, on which part of Mexico City is built. It formed when lava flowed into a man-made reservoir.

      Provided by Prof. Hugo Delgado Granados, University of Mexico

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Volcanoes

      Keywords: Mexico, Volcanoes, Magmas, Lava, Volcanism

      Audience: General