is an estate in the Nesjar County.
According to the Book of Settlements, Audun the Red bought this
land from Hrollaugur, the first settler of the area, and built a large
Among the precious and semiprecious stones found in great
quantities in the mountains of the property are marble, Iceland spar,
opals and jaspers.
The largest Iceland spar ever found in the country weighed 175
was transported to the capital and sold to Germany for a very high
The area is rich in rhyolite, which might point to a large,
extinct central volcano.
Mining of the aforementioned stones was started in the early 20th
century, but was not continued.
(Saga trail South Iceland)