Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Vaðlaheiði Tunnel, Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Northeastern Region, Icelandi
Regional Level Types
Vaðlaheiði TunnelTunnel
SvalbarðsstrandarhreppurMunicipality
Northeastern RegionRegion
IcelandCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Name in Icelandic:Vaðlaheiðargöng, Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, Norðurland eystra, Ísland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 41' 48'' North , 18° 3' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.69667,-18.05806
GeoHash:G#: geejtpdwb
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Akureyri17,693 (2016)2.0km
Svalbarðseyri271 (2016)5.0km
Grenivík278 (2016)28.8km
Litli-Árskógssandur112 (2016)30.7km
Hrísey171 (2016)34.5km


Temporary locality during construction of the tunnel through Vaðlaheiði.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

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
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
'Lévyne'
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Personally collected by Günter Frenz
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'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 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
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3156380
Neogene undifferentiated

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

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]

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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 657006
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; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 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]

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

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Günter Frenz collection.


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: July 21, 2019 03:18:05 Page generated: April 8, 2019 12:10:54
Go to top of page