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Krossanes, Hamarsfjörður, Djúpavogshreppur, Eastern Region, Icelandi
Regional Level Types
KrossanesOutcrop
HamarsfjörðurFjord
DjúpavogshreppurMunicipality
Eastern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

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Name in Icelandic:Krossanes, Hamarsfjörður, Djúpavogshreppur, Austurland, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 64° 37' 15'' North , 14° 24' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 64.62089,-14.41276
GeoHash:G#: gemz85bgy
Locality type:Outcrop
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Djúpivogur348 (2017)7.3km
Breiðdalsvík130 (2017)27.1km
Fáskrúðsfjörður654 (2017)39.2km
Reyðarfjörður1,152 (2016)46.6km


Rock outrcops and cliffs along shoreline at Krossanes in the SE part of Hamarsfjörður.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Atlantic OceanOcean

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz, photo id 739371

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

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
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
AlAluminium
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 630908
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: felsic

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Iceland, North Atlantic, East Greenland volcanic belt

Comments: Oceanic basin; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Rhyolite, felsic tuff, felsic pyroclastic rocks, felsic agglomerate

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]

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]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3134521
North Atlantic Ocean

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 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]

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

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