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Carbonatite Lava - Oldoinyo Lengai
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Carbonatite Lava - Oldoinyo Lengai
Oldoinyo Lengai Volcano (Tanzania) is the only volcano erupting silvery Carbonatite lava in historical times. Unlike normal lava, this lava looks like a silvery mud as it is too cool (550-700 deg. celsius) to glow visibly during daylight.


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