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Breiðdalur, Fjarðabyggð, Eastern Region, Icelandi
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BreiðdalurValley
FjarðabyggðMunicipality
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Name in Icelandic:Breiðdalur, Fjarðabyggð, Austurland, Ísland
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° North , 14° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~40km
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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5 valid minerals.

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'Apophyllite'
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Chabazite'
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: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Volker Betz (1981) Famous Mineral Localities: Zeolites From Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. Mineralogical Record 12:5-26
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: collection of Volker Betz
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: collection of Volker Betz
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: collection of Volker Betz
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Stilbite subgroup'
'Thomsonite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Garronite-Ca9.GC.05Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Garronite-Ca77.1.3.3Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Garronite-CaNa2Ca5Al12Si20O64 · 27H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O

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