|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||62° 13' North , 6° 32' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||62.21667,-6.53333|
|Other regions containing this locality:||North Atlantic Igneous Province|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Norðoyri, Borðoy, Føroyar ( Færøerne), Danmark|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Nordoyri; Nordöre|
Betz (1981) mentions that stilbite occurs abundantly along the shoreline south of Norðoyri.
Schmitter (2008) describes finds in a roadcut.
2 valid minerals.
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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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Eocene - Paleocene|
33.9 - 66 Ma
|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Comments: Continental shelf; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08
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.