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Rauðafell, Berufjördur, Suður-Múlasýsla, Eastern Region, Iceland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 48' 21'' North , 14° 30' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.80583,-14.50833
GeoHash:G#: get8tve37
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Rauðafell, Berufjörður, Suður-Múlasýsla, Ísland


Slopes toward Rauðafell at NW end of Berufjorður. Located in the area in which Walker (1960) investigated and published zeolite zoning.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Walker G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland , Journal of Geology 68, 515-525

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epistilbite'9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
'Mesolite'9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3135242
Neogene undifferentiated

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

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]

Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185314
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks

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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 651972
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Iceland, North Atlantic, East Greenland volcanic belt

Comments: Oceanic basin; 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]

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References

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- Walker, G.P.L. (1960) Zeolite zones and dike Distribution in relation of the structure of the basalts of Eastern Iceland, Journal of Geology 68, 515-525.


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