Wakefield, Tasman, South Island, New Zealand
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 37' South , 173° 4' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.61667,173.06667|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Wakefield is a small village 25 kilometres south-west of Nelson, on State Highway 6.
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9 valid minerals.
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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|Wuchiapingian - Artinskian|
254.14 - 290.1 Ma
|Undifferentiated Dun Mountain Ultramafics Group harzburgite and minor dunite|
Age: Permian (254.14 - 290.1 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Dun Mountain-Maitai Terrane; Dun Mountain Ultramafics Group
Comments: Basement (Eastern Province) igneous rocks. Age based on absolute age calculated from stratigraphic age range
Reference: Heron, D.W. . Geology Map of New Zealand 1:250 000. GNS Science Geological Map 1. 
272.3 - 298.9 Ma
|Dun Mountain Ultramafics Group|
Age: Cisuralian (272.3 - 298.9 Ma)
Comments: Eastern Province (Dun Mountain-Maitai Terrane) Rocks
Reference: Edbrooke, S.W., Heron, D.W., Forsyth, P.J., Jongens, R. (compilers). Geology Map of New Zealand 1:1 000 000. GNS Science Geological Map 2. 
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