Rodeo Beach, Marin Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 49' 50'' North , 122° 32' 14'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.83073,-122.53736|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
A beach and semi-precious gemstone occurrence located along the Pacific Ocean on National Park Service land (Golden Gate National Recreation Area).
Mineralization is hosted in vesicular basalt.
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1 valid mineral.
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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0 - 2.588 Ma
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Description: Well to moderately sorted; loose to soft
Reference: Blake, M.C. Jr., R.W. Graymer, and D.L. Jones. Geologic map and map database of parts of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sonoma Counties, California. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies MF 2337.