What type of volcano is Paricutin?

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Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano or a scoria cone volcano. It is Mexico's most famous volcano. This volcano is believed to have grown out of a cornfield. It formed as a result of Strombolian eruption, which occurred between 1943 and 1952.
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Paricutin, located in the Michoacan-Guanajuato area of Mexico, is classified as a cinder cone, mostly because it's structure was formed out of the ash and cinder of previous eruptions.
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