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What do volcanic emissions consist of?


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In terms of the effluents of volcanoes, this varies from place to place and depending on the size and violence of the eruption. However an average figure would be as follows:

Water Vapor 60%
Carbon Dioxide 24%
Sulphur 13%
Nitrogen 5.7%
Argon 0.3%
Chlorine 0.1%

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