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Pundy Geo, Point of Fethaland, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, UKi
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Pundy Geo- not defined -
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ShetlandCouncil Area

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° 37' 28'' North , 1° 18' 39'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
Brae720 (2017)25.5km
Symbister797 (2012)35.1km

Octahedral magnetite crystals up to 1 cm in dark green chlorite schist.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

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Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: A sample of the fine-grained chloritic matrix of the magnetite crystals had a molar Mg:Fe ratio of 4.4:1, making it clinochlore. (Dr S. Moreton, unpublished analysis).
Reference: Dr Stephen Moreton collection.
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Habit: Octahedral
Description: Locally abundant in the geo as fine specimens of lustrous, perfect octahedra in soft, chloritic matrix.
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra

List of minerals for each chemical element

H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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