Ixtepeque

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Volcán Ixtepeque
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Highest point
Elevation 1,292 m (4,239 ft)
Coordinates 14°25′12″N 89°40′48″W / 14.42000°N 89.68000°W / 14.42000; -89.68000Coordinates: 14°25′12″N 89°40′48″W / 14.42000°N 89.68000°W / 14.42000; -89.68000
Geography
Volcán Ixtepeque is located in Guatemala
Volcán Ixtepeque
Volcán Ixtepeque
Guatemala
Location Jutiapa, Guatemala
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Holocene

Volcán Ixtepeque is a stratovolcano in southern Guatemala. It consists of several rhyolitic lava domes and basaltic cinder cones. Its name is derived from the nahuatl word for obsidian. Ixtepeque was one of the most important obsidian sources in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.

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