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Depil, Borðoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmarki
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Depil- not defined -
Borðoy IslandIsland
Faroe IslandsGroup of Islands
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° 17' 20'' North , 6° 31' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 62.28889,-6.52722
GeoHash:G#: gg5677r50
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Norðdepil170 (2017)0.7km
Hvannasund271 (2017)1.0km
Klaksvík4,664 (2018)7.6km
Leirvík960 (2012)12.3km
Norðragøta573 (2017)14.8km


Abandoned quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'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
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3190364
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Comments: Iceland-Faeroe Rise

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3158438
Palaeogene basalt

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma



ID: 645533
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Faroe Islands, Shetland Platform

Comments: Continental shelf; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Basalt, olivine basalt, tholeiite, alkali basalt, basanite, pillow basalt, flood basalt

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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