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Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, India

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 34' North , 73° 58' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.56667,73.96667
Other regions containing this locality:Deccan Traps, India
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22 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma

ID: 3188379
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Deccan Trap

Lithology: Flood basalt(s); mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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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Meyer, I. (1982): Gyrolith. Die verschiedenen Färbungen und ihre Ursachen. LAPIS: 7(3): 14-16 (in German). [analysis of the cause of different colors in gyrolites from Pune].
The Mineralogical Record (2003): 34: 3-82.

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