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Images from localities (99 Images total)

Leirhnjúkur
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Leirhnjúkur
Lava vom Ausbruch 1984, 27.07.2010
Copyright: guefz; Contribution: guefz
Location: Island/Nordostisland (Norðurland eystra), Region/Þingeyjarsýsla/Mývatn/Krafla-Vulkan
Image: 1285525930
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Leirhnjúkur

Lava vom Ausbruch 1984, 27.07.2010

Copyright: guefz
Contribution: guefz 2010-09-26
Eyjafjallajökull
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Eyjafjallajökull
Vulkanausbruch am Eyjafjallajökull, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Island; 01. April 2010
Copyright: NASA; Contribution: Stefan
Location: Island/Südisland (Suðurland), Region/Rangárvallasýsla/Eyjafjallajökull Vulkan
Image: 1271587084
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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Eyjafjallajökull

Vulkanausbruch am Eyjafjallajökull, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Island; 01. April 2010

Copyright: NASA
Contribution: Stefan 2010-04-18
Schlammtopf
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Schlammtopf
Námaskard, Mývatn, Þingeyjarsýsla, Nordostisland, IS
Copyright: harzer; Contribution: harzer
Collection: harzer
Location: Island/Nordostisland (Norðurland eystra), Region/Þingeyjarsýsla/Mývatn/Námaskard
Image: 1645362669
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Schlammtopf

Námaskard, Mývatn, Þingeyjarsýsla, Nordostisland, IS

Collection: harzer
Copyright: harzer
Contribution: harzer 2022-02-20

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Island
Island
CIA Factbook
Copyright: CIA World Fact Book; Contribution: bardenoki
Image: 1147896068
License: Public Domain
Island

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Allgemeine Informationen

Hauptstadt:

Reykjavík

Fläche:

ca. 103.000 km²

Einwohnerzahl:

318.236 (Dezember 2010)

Bevölkerungsdichte

3,1 Einwohner pro km²

Mineral images (124 Images total)

Calcit
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Calcit
Kristalle in situ; Helgustaðanáma, Eskifjörður, Austurland, Island; 2010
Copyright: guefz; Contribution: guefz
Location: Island/Ostisland (Austurland), Region/Fjarðabyggð/Eskifjörður/Helgustaðir Mine
Mineral: Calcite
Image: 1298929932
Rating: 2.5 (votes: 2)
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Calcit

Kristalle in situ; Helgustaðanáma, Eskifjörður, Austurland, Island; 2010

Copyright: guefz
Contribution: guefz 2011-02-28
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Heulandit
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Heulandit
Heulandit-Kristalle in einem Hohlraum im Basalt; Bildbreite 7,6mm; Fundort: Reyðarfjall Südseite, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Austurland, Island
Copyright: guefz; Contribution: guefz
Collection: guefz
Location: Island/Ostisland (Austurland), Region/Fjarðabyggð/Fáskrúðsfjörður/Reyðarfjall Südseite
Mineral: Heulandite series
Image: 1293488975
Rating: 7 (votes: 1)
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Heulandit

Heulandit-Kristalle in einem Hohlraum im Basalt; Bildbreite 7,6mm; Fundort: Reyðarfjall Südseite, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Austurland, Island

Collection: guefz
Copyright: guefz
Contribution: guefz 2010-12-27
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Calcit (überwachsen von Quarz)
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Calcit (überwachsen von Quarz)
Teigarhorn, Island. Stufenbreite 2,5 cm.
Copyright: skibbo; Contribution: skibbo
Location: Island/Ostisland (Austurland), Region/Suður-Múlasysla/Berufjörður/Bulandstindur/Teigarhorn
Mineral: Calcite
Image: 1473430223
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Calcit (überwachsen von Quarz)

Teigarhorn, Island. Stufenbreite 2,5 cm.

Copyright: skibbo
Contribution: skibbo 2016-09-09
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Minerals (Count: 141)

Rock images (8 Images total)

Palagonit
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Palagonit
Durch Winderosion entstandene fragile Brücke im Palagonit bei Goðaland, Island, 11.08.2010
Copyright: guefz; Contribution: guefz
Location: Island/Südisland (Suðurland), Region/Rangárvallasýsla/Eyjafjallajökull Vulkan
Rock: Palagonite
Image: 1283027690
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Palagonit

Durch Winderosion entstandene fragile Brücke im Palagonit bei Goðaland, Island, 11.08.2010

Copyright: guefz
Contribution: guefz 2010-08-28
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Vulkanische Schlacke
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Vulkanische Schlacke
Erkalteter Lavatropfen entstanden aus einer Lavafontäne und vom Wind verweht; Bildhöhe 22mm; Fundort: Fagradalsfjall-Eruption, Grindavík, Suðurnes, IS
Copyright: guefz; Contribution: guefz
Collection: guefz
Location: Island/Südwestisland (Suðurnes), Region/Grindavík/Fagradalsfjall-Eruption
Rock: scoria
Image: 1640439655
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Vulkanische Schlacke

Erkalteter Lavatropfen entstanden aus einer Lavafontäne und vom Wind verweht; Bildhöhe 22mm; Fundort: Fagradalsfjall-Eruption, Grindavík, Suðurnes, IS

Collection: guefz
Copyright: guefz
Contribution: guefz 2021-12-25
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Geyserit Hoeragarbi
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Geyserit Hoeragarbi
mit Pflanzenteilen. Island. B:8cm
Copyright: Doc Diether; Contribution: Doc Diether
Collection: Doc Diether
Location: Island
Rock: geiserite
Image: 1264867267
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Geyserit Hoeragarbi

mit Pflanzenteilen. Island. B:8cm

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2010-01-30
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Rocks (Count: 22)

Fossils (Count: 17)

Subsidiary Pages

External links

Valgarður: a database of the petrophysical, mineralogical, and chemical properties of Icelandic rocks

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951). System Min. J.D. Dana & E.S. Dana, Yale Univ. 1837-1892, Vol.II: 48.
  • Walker, G.P.L. (1960): Zeolite zones and dike distribution in relation to the structure of the basalts of eastern Iceland. J.Geol., 68, 515-528.
  • Lohmeyer, S. (1961). Mineralogische Fundstellen in Island. Aufschluss, Jg.12, Nr.6, S.151-58.
  • Schäfer, K. (1970). Jahrtausende altes Moos auf isländischen Lavaströmen. Aufschluss, Jg.21, Nr.4, S.138-40.
  • Schäfer, K. (1970). Erneuter Ausbruch der Hekla. Aufschluss, Jg.21, Nr.7/8, S.234-38.
  • Kristmannsdottir, H. and Tomasson, J. (1978). Zeolite zones in geothermal areas in Iceland. In: Sand, L.B. and Mumpton, F.A. (eds): Natural Zeolites: Occurrence, Properties and Use. Pergamon Press. 277-84.
  • Betz, V. (1978). Was geschah nach Olafr Olafsons Brief: Geschichte und Fundorte isländischer Zeolithe. Lapis, Jg.3, Nr.1, S.32.
  • Ghizzoni, S. (1980). Brevi segnalazioni - Viaggio alle Isole Faer Oere in Islandia. Riv. Min. Ital., Nr.2, S.59-60.
  • Betz, V. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Zeolites from Iceland and the Faeroes. Min. Rec. 12 (1), 5-26
  • Schalkhaußer, F. (1983): Fundstellen von Mineralien und Fossilien in Island. Verl. F. Schalkhaußer, Flemingstr. 116, München.
  • Betz, V. (1984). Island - Land der Zeolithe. Magma, Nr.1, S.44-57.
  • Betz, V. (1984). Fundstellen auf Island. Magma, Nr.1, S.58-59.
  • Schmincke, H.-U. (1984). Island - Land der Vulkane. Magma, Nr.1, S.64-75.
  • Schehle, N. (1984). Reisetips für's Abenteuer. Magma, Nr.1, S.76-79.
  • Christof Hug-Fleck (1988): Islands Geologie, Reise-Handbuch, Conrad Stein Verlag, Kiel.
  • Kristjan Sæmundsson and Einar Gunnlaugssson (1999). Islenska steinabokin. Reykjavik.
  • Mittelstädt, P. & Selbekk, R.S. (2005). Islands verheerendste Naturkatastrophe - Zeugen der Spalteneruption am Laki 1783. Aufschluss, Jg.56, Nr.3, S.172-76.
  • Steen, H. (2005). Heulandit-Neufund aus dem SO Islands. Lapis, Jg.30, Nr.5, S.37-38.
  • Saemundsson, K. & Gunnlaugsson, E. (2006): Icelandic rocks and minerals. Edda UK Ltd., 234 S.
  • Saemundsson, K. & Gunnlaugsson, E. (2014): Icelandic rocks and minerals. Mál og menning, 232 S.
  • Rauscher, F. & M. Geyer (2018). Relikt aus wärmeren Zeiten - Braunkohle auf Island. Fossilien, Jg.35, H.6, S.50-54.
  • S.W. Scott, L. Lévy et al.: Valgarður: a database of the petrophysical, mineralogical, and chemical properties of Icelandic rocks. Earth System Science Data Vol. 15, Nr. 3 (2023) S. 1165–1195. Open Access https://essd.copernicus.org/articles/15/1165/2023/
  • WikiPedia:Geographie_Islands#Geologie
  • http://www.eldey.de/Geologie/Islands_Geologie_endogen/islands_geologie_endogen.html

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) myQ02JZhukWTGnX03UCUpQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) D834249B-6196-45BA-931A-75F4DD4094A5
Database ID 714