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Kapaa Quarries, Kailua, Oahu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii, USAi
Regional Level Types
Kapaa QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Kailua- not defined -
OahuIsland
Honolulu Co.County
HawaiiState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 23' 57'' North , 157° 46' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 21.39917,-157.77222
GeoHash:G#: 87zc9z9g0
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:As : Tropical dry savanna climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kaneohe34,597 (2017)2.8km
Maunawili2,040 (2011)2.9km
Kailua38,635 (2017)3.3km
Marine Corps Base Hawaii - MCBH9,517 (2015)5.4km
He‘eia4,963 (2015)5.7km


Two quarries on either side of Kapaa Quarry Road, Kailua.

Regions containing this locality

Pacific PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Habit: trapazohedra to 5mm in diameter
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
'Chabazite'
Habit: rhombohedra to 3mm across
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gordon Andrew Macdonald, Agatin Townsend Abbott, Frank L. Peterson (1983) Volcanoes in the sea: the geology of Hawaii. 2nd ed 517pp.
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Van King
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 65, 115

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'Pumpellyite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

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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Gelasian - Piacenzian
1.806 - 3.6 Ma



ID: 2338565
Koolau Basalt

Age: Cenozoic (1.806 - 3.6 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Koolau Basalt

Lithology: Dike complex; basalt

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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3186622
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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