Mahodari, Sinnar, Nashik District (Nasik District), Maharashtra, India
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° 52' 56'' North , 73° 56' 28'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||19.88222,73.94111|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Deccan Traps, India|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Located west of the National Highway going to Pune. Mahodari belongs to system of quarries around Nasik town. This area is very rich in cavities with colorless apophyllite (dominating tabular habits) and pink/orange stilbite (Tomasz Praszkier information, see messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-156911.html)
Note: It would appear that the spelling of this locality perhaps should be Mohadari, per various web references, including Google earth.
14 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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|Paleogene - Cretaceous|
23.03 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)
Comments: Deccan Trap
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.