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Haldarsvik, Streymoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° 16' 36'' North , 7° 5' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 62.2766666667, -7.09
Name(s) in local language(s): Haldórsvík, Streymoy, Føroyar (Færøerne), Danmark
 
Temporary quarry at Vikarnes (Vikarnes Quarry) for harbour construction. Excellent location for Mesolite. Also the rock near road S of Haldarsvik has produced nice specimens of Stilbite and Apophyllite.

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5 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record, 12, 5-26.

Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona.(pp. 256,323,459)

Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011

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