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Strendur, Eysturoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° 6' 24'' North , 6° 45' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 62.10667,-6.76222
GeoHash:G#: gg51q45vs
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate


Intermittently worked quarry, 2km from Strendur.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Kolbanagjogv, Strendur, Eysturey, Faroe Islands, Denmark

Regions containing this locality

North Atlantic Igneous Province

Large Igneous Province - 387 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
'Chabazite'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Christian Bracke

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Gyrolite'9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
'Thomsonite-Ca'9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'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 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
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

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: 3186624
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: 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: 635946
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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