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Kvanefjeld adit, Kvanefjeld Uranium deposit, Kuannersuit Plateau (Kvanefjeld), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
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Name(s) in local language(s): Kvanefjeld Tunnel
 
An adit on the south slope of Kvanefjeld mountain, driven in 1979-1980 to exploit the deposit of uraniferous steenstrupine-(Ce).


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Aegirine
Albite
Analcime
Arfvedsonite
Chkalovite
Dorfmanite
Epistolite
'Erikite'
Eudialyte
'K Feldspar'
Kvanefjeldite (TL)
Lomonosovite
Lorenzenite
Microcline
'Monazite'
Murmanite
Nacareniobsite-(Ce) (TL)
Natrolite
Naujakasite
Nepheline
Pectolite
Sodalite
Steenstrupine-(Ce)
Tugtupite
Ussingite
Villiaumite
Vitusite-(Ce)
Vuonnemite


31 entries listed. 25 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

Localities in this Region

Greenland
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
      • Ilímaussaq complex

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References

Rønsbo, J. G., Lenonardsen, E. S., Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O.: Second occurrence of vuonnemite: the Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 10, 451 – 460.

Petersen, O. V.; Rønsbo, J.G. & Leonardsen, E.S. (1989): Nacareniobsite-(Ce), a new mineral species from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, and its relation to mosandrite and the rinkite series. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 2, 84-96.

Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 143-144

Petersen, O. V., Khomyakov, A., Sørensen, H. (2001): Natrophosphate from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 139-141


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