Kopu-Hikuai road (Waynes Wonder), Coromandel peninsula, Thames-Coromandel District, Waikato Region, North Island, New Zealand
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 9' 12'' South , 175° 42' 22'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-37.15333,175.70611|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A site some 1.6km west of the summit where there was a loop of parking area within the faces of an old road metal quarry, with boulders of weathered andesite on the floor of the quarry and the roadside rim.
2015 Recent roadworks have blocked the vehicle access track to this old quarry.
4 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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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
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. 
|Pliocene - Late Miocene|
2.588 - 11.62 Ma
|Whitianga Group rhyolite lava and related deposits|
Age: Neogene (2.588 - 11.62 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Whitianga Group
Comments: Zealandia Megasequence Extrusive and Intrusive Rocks (Neogene)
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. 
|Messinian - Tortonian|
5.333 - 11.62 Ma
|Coroglen Subgroup ignimbrite (Whitianga Group) of Coromandel Volcanic Zone|
Age: Miocene (5.333 - 11.62 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Coroglen Subgroup
Reference: Heron, D.W. . Geology Map of New Zealand 1:250 000. GNS Science Geological Map 1.