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Skálafjørđur, Eysturoy, Faroe Islandsi
Regional Level Types
SkálafjørđurFjord
EysturoyIsland
Faroe IslandsAutonomous Territory

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 11' 9'' North , 6° 49' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Skalafjordur; Kongshavn
Other Languages:
Danish:
Skaale-Fjord, Eysturoy, Færøerne
Faroese:
Skálafjørđur, Eysturoy, Føroyar
French:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Îles Féroé
German:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Färöer
Norwegian:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Færøyene
Spanish:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Islas Feroe
Catalan:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Illes Fèroe
Dutch:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Faeröer
Hungarian:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Feröer
Icelandic:
Skálafjörður, Austurey, Færeyjar
Japanese:
スクリャフィヨルファー, エストゥロイ島, フェロー諸島
Lithuanian:
Skalafjordas, Eisturojus, Farerai
Polish:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Wyspy Owcze
Swedish:
Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Färöarna


Note:
Much of the matriale labelled Skálafjørđur (refering to a fjord) originates from Hvítusteinar Quarry, a now abandoned quarry on the roadside close to the Skálafjørđur, a fjord.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimens
'Chabazite'
Reference: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256)
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Heulandite'
Reference: Volker Betz (1981) Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites From Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Mineralogical Record 12:5-26; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256)
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Habit: thin needles to 6 cm long
Colour: white
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256 + 323)
'Stilbite subgroup'
Formula: (Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256 + 323)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O

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 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
SiSilicon
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Stilbite subgroup(Na/Ca/K)6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona. (p.256 + 323)
Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sk%C3%A1lafj%C3%B8r%C3%B0ur
Wikidata ID:Q899139
GeoNames ID:2613930

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