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Mulafjall Mountain, Hvalfjörður, Kjósarhreppur, Capital Region, Icelandi
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Mulafjall MountainMountain
Hvalfjörður- not defined -
KjósarhreppurMunicipality
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Name in Icelandic:Múlafjall, Hvalfjörður, Kjósarhreppur, Höfuðborgarsvæðið, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 22' 37'' North , 21° 22' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.37722,-21.38194
GeoHash:G#: ge2y1rw0s
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grundarhverfi528 (2016)26.7km
Hvanneyri251 (2016)27.5km
Mosfellsbær8,651 (2016)28.0km
Hveragerði2,288 (2016)42.9km


Mountain on Southeast end of Hvalfjörður.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
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
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: field collected by Alessandro Cantamessa, photo id: 579946
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 9 - Silicates
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O

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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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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3138117
North Atlantic Ocean

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Comments: oceanic crust, younger

Lithology: Tholeiitic basalt

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]

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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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


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