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Berufjord, Djúpavogshreppur, Eastern Region, Icelandi
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BerufjordFjord
DjúpavogshreppurMunicipality
Eastern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
64° North , 14° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~29km
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Köppen climate type:
Other Languages:
Icelandic:
Berufjörður, Djúpavogshreppur, Austurland, Ísland


Famous area for zeolite specimens.

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16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Neuhoff, P.S., Fridriksson, T., Arnórsson, S., and Bird, D.K. (1999) Porosity changes and mineralparagenesis during low-grade metamorphism at Teigarhorn, eastern Iceland. American Journal of Science: 299: 467-501.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Vik Vanrusselt collection (http://www.mindat.org/photo-483522.html)
'Chabazite'
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Neuhoff, P.S., Fridriksson, T., Arnórsson, S., and Bird, D.K. (1999) Porosity changes and mineralparagenesis during low-grade metamorphism at Teigarhorn, eastern Iceland. American Journal of Science: 299: 467-501
Epistilbite (TL)
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Am Min 59 (1974), 1055; European Journal of Mineralogy 10 (1998), 1037; Neuhoff, P.S., Fridriksson, T., Arnórsson, S., and Bird, D.K. (1999) Porosity changes and mineralparagenesis during low-grade metamorphism at Teigarhorn, eastern Iceland. American Journal of Science: 299: 467-501.
Garronite-Ca
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Description: Neuhoff et al finds that heulandites from the stage II formation are dominantly occupied by Ca 2+, although in some samples Na+ and K+ constitute up to 30 % of the exchangable ions.
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; Neuhoff, P.S., Fridriksson, T., Arnórsson, S., and Bird, D.K. (1999) Porosity changes and mineralparagenesis during low-grade metamorphism at Teigarhorn, eastern Iceland. American Journal of Science: 299: 467-501.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Neuhoff, P.S., Fridriksson, T., Arnórsson, S., and Bird, D.K. (1999) Porosity changes and mineralparagenesis during low-grade metamorphism at Teigarhorn, eastern Iceland. American Journal of Science: 299: 467-501
'Lévyne'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Lévyne-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy (http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/levyneca.pdf)
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: John Betts
'Phillipsite'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: John Betts
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Stilbite subgroup'
'Thomsonite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Epistilbite (TL)9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Garronite-Ca9.GC.05Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Lévyne-Ca9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite (TL)77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Garronite-Ca77.1.3.3Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Lévyne-Ca-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Phillipsite'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Al Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Ca Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

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Walker, G. P. L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike distribution in relation to the structure of the basalts of eastern Iceland: Journal of Geology, 68: 515-528.

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