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Gamlarett Quarry, Kirkjubøur, Tórshavn Municipality, Streymoy, Faroe Islandsi
Regional Level Types
Gamlarett QuarryQuarry
KirkjubøurVillage
Tórshavn MunicipalityMunicipality
StreymoyIsland
Faroe IslandsAutonomous Territory

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
61° 57' 45'' North , 6° 49' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Velbastaður148 (2018)2.7km
Argir1,871 (2017)4.4km
Tórshavn13,200 (2018)5.8km
Skopun464 (2017)7.4km
Hoyvík2,777 (2018)8.2km
Other Languages:
Faroese:
Gamlarætt, Kirkjubøur, Tórshavnar kommuna, Streymoyar sýsla, Føroyar


Ferry Harbour to Sandoy built around 1990 ? . A large quarry was made to make space and build a pier on the very steep costline. Most rock excavated was used for harbour protection. The lower parts of the rockwalls showed cavities with Chabazite crystals up to 4 cm.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Chabazite'
Reference: Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Heulandite'
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: Blue
Reference: Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Quartz var. Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Colour: Blue
Reference: Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
'Stilbite subgroup'
Formula: M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz; Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Zeolite collection of Volker Betz

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
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
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite'-
Quartz
var. Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-M6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
'Thomsonite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Stilbite subgroupM6-7[Al8-9Si27-28O72] · nH2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

References

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

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