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Christmas point pegmatite, Khmara Bay, Casey Bay, Napier Complex, Enderby Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° 20' South , 49° 0' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -67.33333,49.00000
GeoHash:G#: jh4bgn2dy
Other regions containing this locality:Antarctic Meteorites
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:EF : Ice cap climate


Ref.:
Edward S. Grew (1981): Surinamite, taafeite and beryllian saphirine from pegmatites in granulite-facies rocks of Casey Bay, Enderby Land, Antarctica. Am. Mineral, 66, 1022-1033.


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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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3191101
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: Enderby Land

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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