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Gaesadalur, Mjóifjörður, Fjarðabyggð, Eastern Region, Icelandi
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GaesadalurValley
MjóifjörðurFjord
FjarðabyggðMunicipality
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Name in Icelandic:Gæsadalur, Mjóifjörður, Fjarðabyggð, Austurland, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 10' 28'' North , 13° 58' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.17464,-13.96709
GeoHash:G#: gew4f0tmz
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Walker (1962) reported zeolites in amygdales in olivine-basalt at 2400 ft, on the northern side of Gaesadalur (Gæsadalur), south of the head of the fjord Mjóifjörður.
Coordinates are approximate.

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3 valid minerals.

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Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
Garronite-Ca
Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
'Lévyne'
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Walker, G. P. L. (1962): Garronite, a New Zeolite, from Ireland and Iceland. Mineralogical Magazine. 33: 173-186.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Garronite-Ca9.GC.05Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Lévyne'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Garronite-Ca77.1.3.3Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

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