What is a cinder cone made of?

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A cinder cones is a steep, conical hill that build up on a volcanic vent .The cone is made up of loose volcanic fragments, usually found along fissures away from the central vent. These fragments are expelled from the vent by escaping gases.
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A cinder cone is made of pyroclastic material. It is a steep conical hill that has volcanic fragments, which accumulate in the volcanic vent. It is also called a Scoria cone and it has many frozen gas bubbles.
A cinder cone is a cone that is formed around a volcanic vent by fragments of lava which were thrown out during eruptions. Such are also called scoria cones, and are mostly found along fissures away from the central vent.
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Cinder cone volcanoes are made of material called scoria, a low density form of basalt. Scoria forms as gases in the lava try to force their way out of the molten ...
A cinder cone volcano is a common type of volcano in which lava erupts from the tip of a steep, cone-shaped hill. This hill is often made up of earthen fragments ...
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