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Dalsnipa (Dalsnypen), Sandoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dalsnipa, Dalur, Sandoy, Føroyer


One of the famous Faeroes localities. Boulders at the base of a 200 meter high cliff. Access is only possible by boat or climbing down the cliff.

Mineral List


4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Brewster, D. (1825): Description of levyne, a new mineral species. Edinb. J. Sci., 2, 332-334.

Merlino, S., Galli, E. and Alberti, A. (1975): The crystal structure of levyne. Tschermaks. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt. 22, 117-129

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.(pp. 102,124,301,342)


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