Volcanic eruptions

Describe the pyroclastic material and magma

What is pyroclastic material?

Pyroclastic material is a felsic eruption that is made up of of silicon and felspar and are particle that are volcanic ash and magma that breaks into into volcanic rocks from the eruption and quickly expanding gasses.

A viscous Volcano that erupted Wednesday 21, 2013

Types of Mafic Magma

Mafic magma has the following characteristics; it has low viscosity it is made up of magnesium and iron and are dark in color and trap less gasses.

"types of cones"

Three different types of cones.

Shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and composite volcanoes.