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Strond Quarry, Borðoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Strond QuarryQuarry
Borðoy IslandIsland
Faroe IslandsGroup of Islands
DenmarkCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Strond, Borðoy, Føroyer
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° 16' 18'' North , 6° 35' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 62.27167,-6.59250
GeoHash:G#: gg563bpqz
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Norðdepil170 (2017)4.3km
Hvannasund271 (2017)4.7km
Klaksvík4,664 (2018)5.0km
Leirvík960 (2012)8.6km
Norðragøta573 (2017)11.0km


Large, now (2017) closed quarry on the right side of the road going from Klaksvik to Haraldsund (North of Klaksvik). In the former quarry the world's largest salmon breeding plant is under constuction and expected to start up in 2018 (see Google Maps/Earth).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Torben Kjeldgård photo & specimen
'Chabazite'
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Okenite
Formula: Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; SMLS Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Torben Kjeldgård photo & collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (2008) Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33, #2, 29-35.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Franz J. Schmitter (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 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Okenite9.EA.40Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Okenite72.3.2.5Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

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: 3134023
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: 647967
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

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

Comments: Continental shelf; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 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

References

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Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Faroer-Inseln. Lapis, 33 (2): 29-35

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