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Dalsnipa (Dalsnypen), Sandoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Dalsnipa (Dalsnypen)- not defined -
Sandoy IslandIsland
Faroe IslandsGroup of Islands
DenmarkCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dalsnipa, Dalur, Sandoy, Føroyer
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 61° North , 6° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate


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.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
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.(pp. 102,301)
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zeolite Collection of Volker Betz
'Chabazite'
Habit: rhombohedra to 4cm across
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.(pp. 102,301)
Cowlesite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Habit: radial aggregates 1-2mm in diameter
Colour: gray
Description: lining vugs in basalt
Reference: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona.(p. 124,301)
'Heulandite 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. 102)
Lévyne-Ca (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Habit: plates
Colour: water clear
Reference: 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
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona.(p.342)
'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.(pp. 102,301)
'Thomsonite'
Habit: thick blades forming sheaves
Reference: Tschernich, R. W. (1992): Zeolites of the world. Geoscience Press, Phoenix, Arizona.(p. 485)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Cowlesite9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Lévyne-Ca (TL)9.GD.15(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'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 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Cowlesite77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Lévyne-Ca (TL)-(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Al CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Si CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Lévyne-Ca(Ca,Na2,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Ca CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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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