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Leith, Central Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Leith- not defined -
Central Coast municipalityMunicipality
TasmaniaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 9' 15'' South , 146° 15' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.15420,146.25868
GeoHash:G#: r28jbhn76
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Leith381 (2015)0.4km
Don374 (2015)5.5km
Ulverstone9,604 (2014)6.4km
Forth206 (2018)6.9km
Devonport19,317 (2018)8.2km


Vesicular basalt outcrops in the intertidal zone of the Township of Leith, especially to the East of the Forth river where it enters the sea.

Regions containing this locality

Australian PlatePlate
Delamerian Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Thylacine Province, Tasmania, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
'Erionite'
'Lévyne'
Offretite ?
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
'Phillipsite'
'Thomsonite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Offretite ?9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Erionite'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Offretite ?77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Erionite'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
NaSodium
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
SSulfur
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CuCopper
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 694100
mafic volcanic rocks 38495

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Description: Volcanic rocks, predominantly mafic; basalt, trachyte, trachybasalt, trachyandesite, leucitite, basanite, nephelinite, limburgite, rhyolite, tuff and high level intrusives; rare volcaniclastic sediments

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic

Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). [5]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Bottrill, R.S. & Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Bull. 73. Tasmanian Geological Survey


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