NASA Space Shuttle photo of Campi Flegrei, showing Mount Gauro/Barbaro
|Elevation||331 m (1,086 ft) |
|Location||Province of Naples, Italy|
|Mountain type||Tuff cone |
|Volcanic arc/belt||Campanian volcanic arc|
Mount Barbaro is a tuff cone containing zeolite. Its structure consists of layers of ash either parallel or overlapping them, including lenticular masses of pumice agglomerated. The tuff cone was built on unknown and covered by a paleosol represented mainly by deposits of the Archiaverno, another tuff cone located to the west.