Fiskenaes (Fiskenaesset; Qeqertarsuatsiaat), Nuuk (Godthåb), Kitaa Province (West Greenland), Greenland
The Fiskenæsset Complex is a metamorphosed, layered magmatic complex belonging to the Precambrian Shield of West Greenland. Fiskenæsset is a small community located about 160 km S of Godthåb (Nuuk). More than 40 localities of sapphirine, six of them also with kornerupine, are known in the Fiskenæs area (Petersen & Johnsen (1980); Petersen & Secher 1993).
Most of the minerals listed here are found in sapphirine-bearing rocks.
The area has recently attracted interest as a ruby-producing region, but there are conflicting licenses and constitution questions that have arisen.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
107 entries listed. 61 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals). 1 erroneous literature entry.
Localities in this Region
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Petersen, O. V. & Secher, K. (1993): The Minerals of Greenland. Mineralogical Record 24 (2): 1-67
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