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Digritindur, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Fjarðabyggð, Eastern Region, Icelandi
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DigritindurPeak
FáskrúðsfjörðurFjord
FjarðabyggðMunicipality
Eastern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

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Name in Icelandic:Digritindur, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Fjarðabyggð, Austurland, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 54' 46'' North , 14° 5' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.91278,-14.08889
GeoHash:G#: getcr3hb3
Locality type:Peak
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Fáskrúðsfjörður654 (2017)3.9km
Stöðvarfjörður189 (2016)13.4km
Breiðdalsvík130 (2017)14.0km
Reyðarfjörður1,152 (2016)14.5km
Eskifjörður1,014 (2016)18.1km


Zeolites found in vesicules in a feldspar-porphyritic basalt at 900 ft in the corrie west of the peak of Digritindur, SW of head of the fjord (Fáskrúðsfjörður).

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
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.
'Heulandite subgroup'
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.
'Stilbite subgroup'
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

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

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]

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

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