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Kotagil, Norðurádalur, Akrahreppur, Northwestern Region, Icelandi
Regional Level Types
KotagilCanyon
NorðurádalurValley
AkrahreppurMunicipality
Northwestern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

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Name in Icelandic:Kotagil, Norðurádalur, Akrahreppur, Norðurland vestra, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 26' 38'' North , 19° 2' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.44389,-19.04278
GeoHash:G#: gedkq9tqr
Locality type:Canyon
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Varmahlíð128 (2016)22.2km


Canyon near Road 1.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
'Chabazite'
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Phillipsite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SiSilicon
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

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: 657006
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3156380
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]

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


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