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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Agate
Clean Name Agate
Feature ID 14988
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 57.60 °
Southmost Latitude 57.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 1.80 °
Westmost Longitude 1.80 °
Diameter 0.50 km
Center Latitude 57.60 °
Center Longitude 1.80 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Continent -
Culture -
Origin Banded gemstone, variety of the mineral chalcedony.
Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Updated May 09, 2012 11:54 AM

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