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Road 744 road cut, Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður, Northwestern Region, Icelandi
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Road 744 road cutRoad Cutting
Sveitarfélagið SkagafjörðurMunicipality
Northwestern RegionRegion
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Name in Icelandic:Þveráfjallsvegur (744), Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður, Norðurland vestra, Ísland
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° North , 19° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~81km
Locality type:Road Cutting
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


A 150 m long road cut on highway 744 located some km W of the confluence of highway 745 with highway 744. It was exposed in 2003 during road upgrading between Saudarkròkur and Blönduós (Steen 2005).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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- Steen, H. (2005): Am Vulkanischen "Hotspot" - Klare Bergkristalle aus dem Norden Islands. Lapis, 30 (11), 30-33.


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