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Pinnacle Rock, Five Islands, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Pinnacle Rock- not defined -
Five IslandsGroup of Islands
Cumberland Co.County
Nova Scotia- not defined -
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 22' 45'' North , 64° 7' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.37944,-64.12944
GeoHash:G#: f846htn67
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Parrsboro1,472 (2014)15.6km
Springhill3,940 (2008)30.7km
Hantsport1,253 (2008)34.9km
Wolfville3,523 (2008)37.7km
Windsor3,864 (2010)44.0km


Cavities and veins in Triassic basalt sea cliffs. In 2004, one of the Pinnacle's collapsed leaving only one remaining. The collapsed pinnacle produced some of the largest and finest gmelinites ever found.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Apophyllite'
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Gmelinite'
'Heulandite subgroup'
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'
'Thomsonite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Gmelinite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Howe, A.B. (1876) Gmelinite from Nova Scotia. The American Journal of Science: 719-720.
Pirsson, L.V. (1891) Gmelinite from Nova Scotia. American Journal of Science, Series III: 42: 57-63.
Walker, T.L., Parsons, A.L. (1922) The Zeolites of Nova Scotia. Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, University of Toronto Press: 13-73.
Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World, p. 51, 205, 361, 492.


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