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Phillip Island, Bass Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 28' 46'' South , 145° 13' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -38.47965,145.22723
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 875881
Mornington Volcanic Group

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mornington Volcanic Group

Description: Includes alkali olivine basalt, basanite, nepheline hawaiite and nepheline mugearite; minor shallow intrusives, pyroclastics and interbedded sediments.

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; igneous foid-bearing volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic; igneous foid-bearing 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]

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References

Birch, W.D. (1988) Zeolites from Phillip Island and Flinders. Mineralogical Record, 19 (6), 451-460.

Birch, W. D., ed. (1989) Zeolites of Victoria. The Mineralogical Society of Victoria Inc., Special Publication No. 2, Melbourne, Australia, 110 pp.

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