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Mahodari, Sinnar, Nashik District (Nasik District), Maharashtra, India

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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

Note: It would appear that the spelling of this locality perhaps should be Mohadari, per various web references, including Google earth.

Mineral List

14 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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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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Ottens, B. (2011): Aktuelle Mineralfunde aus dem indischen Dekkan-Trapp. Lapis. 36 (10), 29-38
Ottens, Berthold, 2012: Indien, Mineralie – Fundorte – Lagerstätten, Christian Weise Verlag, Munich

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