scoria

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the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals

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The central part of the moderately eroded volcano consists of lavas with intercalations of proximal scoriae.
Scoriae of the Cerros Los Chacos cinder cones are more mafic (basaltic).
Older and mostly strongly weathered olivine basaltic lavas and scoriae of the Pre-San Diego Formation outcrop below the younger and fresh lavas of the San Diego Formation, which consist also of olivine basalts.
The lava of Cerro Quemado is covered by coarse basaltic Strombolian scoriae of Cerro Quemado cinder cone (Fig.
The pumices are gcochemically and petrographically similar, but scoriae are different.