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Crystals in Picabo's rocks point to "recycled" super-volcanic magma chambers
October 11, 2013
An examination of crystals of zircon in rhyolites, an igneous rock, from the Snake River Plain solidifies evidence for a new view of the life cycle of super-volcanic eruptions, and in tandem with previous work suggests another super-eruption in the Yellowstone volcanic field is unlikely for another million years, say University of Oregon scientists.
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