Tepetate

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For the community in Louisiana, see Tepetate, Louisiana.

Tepetate (Spanish tepetate; Nahuatl tepetlatl) is a Mexican term for a kind of brittle volcanic rock. Tepetate can be converted into arable land through pulverization.

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Williams, Barbara J. (1972). "Tepetate in the Valley of Mexico". Annals of the Association of American Geographers 62 (4): 618–626. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8306.1972.tb00890.x. 

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