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Kollafjarðar School, Kollafjørður, Tórshavn Municipality, Streymoy, Faroe Islands, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Kollafjarðar School- not defined -
KollafjørðurVillage
Tórshavn MunicipalityMunicipality
StreymoyIsland
Faroe IslandsAutonomous Region
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 7' 0'' North , 6° 54' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kollafjørður1,049 (2012)0.6km
Signabøur157 (2017)2.5km
Hósvík344 (2018)4.4km
Leynar114 (2017)6.9km
Kaldbak229 (2017)7.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kollafjørður School
Other Languages:
Faroese:
Kollafjarðar skúli, Kollafjørður, Tórshavnar kommuna, Streymoyar sýsla, Føroyar


During an addition of the Kollafjørður school compound in 2001, a zeolite rich basalt was exposed. Several specimens of zeolites were found.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
'Chabazite'
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

References

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Burvald, I. (2003): Mineralforekomster på Færøyene. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift 25, 29-34


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