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Unnamed quarry, Siglufjörður, Fjallabyggð, Northeastern Region, Icelandi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed quarryQuarry
SiglufjörðurVillage
FjallabyggðMunicipality
Northeastern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 10' 3'' North , 18° 54' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.16750,-18.90361
GeoHash:G#: gef83v6v9
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Siglufjörður1,190 (2017)1.7km
Ólafsfjörður790 (2017)16.1km
Dalvík1,359 (2016)27.7km


This is a small quarry that is not worked regularly located along road 76 North of Siglufjörður.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Chabazite'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Lévyne'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 647731
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; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3138931
North Atlantic Ocean

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 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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