Keluo Volcano | John Seach



49.37 N, 125.92 E
summit elevation 670 m
Pyroclastic cones

Keluo volcano is located 310 km NNW of Daquiin, a city of 1 million people in NE China.

The volcanic group consists of 14 pyroclastic cones, the same number as Wudalianchi volcano, 60 km south. Keluo is located at intersections of regional NE- and NW-directed structural lineaments.

Pyroclastic cones include - Dangzishan, Heishan, Muhenanshan, Nanshan, Dayishan, and Gushan.

Ol-leucitites are found from three volcanoes in the Keluo field—Dangzishan, Heishan and Muhenanshan. Muhenanshan volcano is the only one known at which ol-leucitites and trachybasalts coexist.

Further reading
Mu, Z., Liu, C., HUAN, B., HOU, G., ZHENG, Q., GUI, J. and LIU, S., 1992. K-Ar ages and geochemistry of the Late-Cenozoic volcanic rocks in Keluo, Heilongjiang Province. Acta Scicentiarum Naturalum Universitis Pekinesis, (6), p.14.

Menghua, L., 1989. Mineralogy of ultramafic inclusions and xenocrysts in K–rich volcanic rocks from Keluo, Heilongjiang Province. Minerals and Rocks9, pp.59-66.

Keluo Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.