Category: Magmatism

Unraveling the Mystery: The Formation of Steep-Sided Stratovolcanoes with Low-Viscosity Lava

Volcanoes are one of the most fascinating natural phenomena on Earth, and they come in many different shapes and sizes. One of the most iconic types of volcanoes is the steep-sided stratovolcano, which is characterized by its conical shape, steep sides, and explosive eruptions. These volcanoes can be found all over the world, from Mount

Exploring the Contrasts: Depleted vs. Enriched Mantle in Magmatism

The Earth’s mantle is a layer of the planet that lies between the crust and the core. It makes up about 84% of the Earth’s volume and is composed of solid but fluid rock. This layer is extremely important to our understanding of the planet’s geology and is responsible for a number of geological processes,