Dun Mt.


Path to the site

Neuseeland / South Island / Nelson, Region / Dun Mt.

Journey Description

Die Dun-Mts. befinden sich 10 km SO von Nelson.


Nephrit-Jade. Ophiolit Gürtel. Cu-Abbau seit dem 19.Jhd., Cr beendet 1902. Das ultrabasische Gestein Dunit wurde hier benannt.

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Shortened path specification

Dun Mt., Nelson, South Island, NZ
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

Additional Functions

Minerals (Count: 23)

Rocks (Count: 7)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Cox, S.H. (1882). Art. XLVII - Notes on the Mineralogy of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 1882, Vol.XV: 361-410 (Read before the Wellington Phil.Soc., 21 October, 1882).
  • Lauder, W.R. (1965). The Geology of Dun Mountain Nelson New Zealand, Part 1 - The petrology and structure of the sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the -Te Anau and Maitai Groups. New Zealand J.Geol. Geophysics, 8:1, S.3-34.
  • Johnston, M.R. (1983). Chromite and the Dun Mountain Copper Mining Company. J. Nelson and Marlborough Historical Soc., Vol.1:3.
  • Christensen, N.I. (1984). Structure and origin of the Dun Mountain ultramafic massif, New Zealand. Geol. Soc.Am. Bull., Vol.95, S.551-58.


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) X5a29uPOwk-eIKCdyPgCQg
GUID (Global unique identifier) F6B6965F-CEE3-4FC2-9E20-A09DC8F80242
Database ID 48878