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Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, Indiai
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Wagholi QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Wagholi- not defined -
Pune District (Poonah District)District
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One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
One of the Wagholi quarry in Febuary 2013.

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 34' North , 73° 58' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lohogaon13,529 (2018)5.5km
Khadki75,654 (2014)12.1km
Shivaji Nagar1,000,000 (2014)12.7km
Pune2,935,744 (2015)12.8km
Koregaon25,846 (2014)13.1km


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Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Indian Plate (India Plate)Tectonic Plate
Deccan Traps, IndiaLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Richard Dale collection
Cavansite
Formula: Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Richard Dale collection
Fluorite ?
Formula: CaF2
Description: Photograph seems to show a pseudo-cubic crystal, although it may be a rhombohedron. ID based on fluorescence.
Reference: Jordi Fabre
'Heulandite subgroup'
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Luigi Mattei
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Jewel Tunnel specimens (not x-rayed; ID by visual appearance and physical properties)
Okenite
Formula: Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Description: Specimens attributed to quarries in the Poona region are almost certainly from Malad quarries. (verbal confirmation, F.Makki)
Reference: Enrico Bonacina
Pentagonite
Formula: Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Reference: http://www.irocks.com/pentag.htm
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Richard Dale collection
'Stilbite subgroup'
Description: Occurs in cavities in trap rock (Deccan Traps).
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64(5):413.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite ?3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Cavansite9.EA.50Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Okenite ?9.EA.40Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Pentagonite9.EA.55Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite ?9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Okenite ?72.3.2.5Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Cavansite74.3.7.1Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Pentagonite74.3.7.2Ca(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
H PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
O PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Si PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Ca PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
VVanadium
V CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
V PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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]

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

References

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Makki, M.F. (2005) Collecting cavansite in the Wagholi quarry complex, Pune, Maharashtra, India. The Mineralogical Record, 36, 507-512.

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