Lee Valley, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
Within the Permian ultramafics of the Nelson area is the famous Dun Mountain. Dunites, which readily alter, can be replaced or surrounded by zones of serpentine. In the Lee Valley serpentine is quarried for fertiliser.
Photo: Judy Rowe
ReferencesThornton, Jocelyn (1985): Field guide to New Zealand geology. p.53.
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New Locality Added: Mount Poro, Vibo Valentia Province, Calabria, ItalyFrom Ferdinando Giovine, 26th May 2013 08:11:11