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Kuppa quarry, Oahu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii, USAi
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Kuppa quarryQuarry
Honolulu Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 23' 31'' North , 157° 46' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 21.39222,-157.77834
GeoHash:G#: 87zc9wm6d
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:As : Tropical dry savanna climate
Nearest Settlements:
Kaneohe34,597 (2017)2.3km
Maunawili2,040 (2011)2.3km
Kailua38,635 (2017)4.1km
He‘eia4,963 (2015)5.8km
Marine Corps Base Hawaii - MCBH9,517 (2015)6.4km

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O

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Group 9 - Silicates
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O

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Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O

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H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O

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]

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]

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