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Eyrarfjall Mountain, Hvalfjörður, Kjósarhreppur, Capital Region, Icelandi
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Eyrarfjall MountainMountain
Hvalfjörður- not defined -
KjósarhreppurMunicipality
Capital RegionRegion
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Name in Icelandic:Eyrarfjall, Hvalfjörður, Kjósarhreppur, Höfuðborgarsvæðið, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 19' 14'' North , 21° 43' 6'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.32083,-21.71861
GeoHash:G#: ge2tcv2bp
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grundarhverfi528 (2016)10.6km
Mosfellsbær8,651 (2016)17.2km
Akranes6,612 (2016)17.2km
Reykjavík118,918 (2017)22.3km
Seltjarnarnes4,322 (2016)22.9km


Mountain on South-west side of Hvalfjörður. Zeolites has been found on the northern, southern and the northeastern flank of the mountain.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Lévyne-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Description: Found found on the northern and southern slope of Eyrarfjall.
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Jamison Turnbull collection-Photo ID: 229284; Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjördur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5): 985-999
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Weisenberger, T. & Selbekk, R.S. (2009): Multi stage zeolite facies mineralization in the Hvalfjordur area, Iceland. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98 (5), 985-999

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Lévyne-Ca9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Lévyne-Ca-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O

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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Quaternary - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3162187
Pliocene basalt

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt group

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]

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]

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

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