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Mahodari, Nashik District (Nasik District), Maharashtra, India
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Mahodari, Nashik District, Maharashtra, India

Photo: Paul Bongaerts
Latitude: 19°52'56"N
Longitude: 73°56'28"E
 
 
Located west of the National Highway going to Pune. Mahodari belongs to system of quarries around Nasik town. This area is very rich in cavities with colorless apophyllite (dominating tabular habits) and pink/orange stilbite (Tomasz Praszkier information, see messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-156911.html )

Mineral List

'Apophyllite'
Calcite
Epistilbite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Goethite
Goosecreekite
Gyrolite
Hematite
'Heulandite'
Mozartite
Opal
Powellite
Quartz
Scolecite
Stilbite-Ca
Yugawaralite


17 entries listed. 14 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Ottens, B. (2011): Aktuelle Mineralfunde aus dem indischen Dekkan-Trapp. Lapis. 36 (10), 29-38

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