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Sátan Quarry, Streymoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Sátan QuarryQuarry
Streymoy IslandIsland
Faroe IslandsGroup of Islands
DenmarkCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Sátan, Streymoy, Føroyar (Færøerne), Danmark
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 62° 5' 24'' North , 6° 58' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 62.09000,-6.96722
GeoHash:G#: gg511rns7
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Signabøur157 (2017)2.2km
Kollafjørður1,049 (2012)3.8km
Leynar114 (2017)4.8km
Kvívík372 (2017)6.4km
Hósvík344 (2018)7.0km


Large quarry by the road, only partially still worked.
Warning: Material from other quarries is trucked here for working, so not all specimens were from here originally.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Description:
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
'Chabazite'
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
'Lévyne'
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.; Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Cowlesite9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Lévyne'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Cowlesite77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O

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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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3156382
Palaeogene basalt

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt group

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]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3186626
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Comments: Iceland-Faeroe Rise

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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]

Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma



ID: 635945
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: mafic

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Faroe Islands, Shetland Platform

Comments: Continental shelf; 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

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Mineralogical Record 12 (1), 5-26.
Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona, p.124
Schmitter, F. J. (2008): Zeolithe aus dem Hohen Norden: Sammeltouren auf den Färöer-Inseln. Lapis 33 (2), 29-35; 50
Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011


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