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Molokai, Maui Co., Hawaii, USAi
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Molokai- not defined -
Maui Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 8' 39'' North , 157° 1' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 21.14439,-157.02263
GeoHash:G#: 8eb26c5x5
Köppen climate type:As : Tropical dry savanna climate
Nearest Settlements:
Kualapu‘u2,027 (2013)1.8km
Kaunakakai3,425 (2017)5.7km
Maunaloa376 (2017)20.3km
‘Ualapu‘e425 (2013)21.9km
Waialua3,751 (2006)27.5km

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 559; American Mineralogist: 20: 57.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

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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Pleistocene - Pliocene
0.0117 - 5.333 Ma

ID: 3190806
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 5.333 Ma)

Comments: Hawaiian Chain

Lithology: Shield volcano(s); mafic volcanic 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]

0.781 - 1.806 Ma

ID: 2343084
East Molokai Volcanics

Age: Pleistocene (0.781 - 1.806 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: East Molokai Volcanics

Description: Aa; Hawaiite and trachyte

Lithology: Lava flows; basaltic volcanic rocks

Reference: Sherrod, D.R., J.M. Sinton, S.E. Watkins, K.M. Brunt. Geologic Map of the State of Hawaii. U.S. Geological Survey. [48]

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