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Kipawa alkaline complex, Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue, Témiscamingue RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
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Latitude: 46°48'10"N
Longitude: 78°29'41"W
 
 
Formerly: Kipawa alkaline complex, Lac Sheffield, Villedieu Township, Témiscamingue County, Québec, Canada

This is a metamorphosed alkaline intrusive and also the type locality of agrellite, gittinsite and hiortdahlite II.

Mineral List

Aegirine
Agrellite (TL)
Albite
'Apophyllite'
'Biotite'
Britholite-(Ce)
Britholite-(Y)
Calcite
Chondrodite
Clinohumite
Diopside
Ekanite ?
Eudialyte
'Feldspar Group'
Ferri-katophorite ?
Ferro-katophorite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Gaidonnayite
Galena
Gittinsite (TL)
Graphite
Hiortdahlite
'Hiortdahlite II' (TL)
Katophorite
Kyanite
Magnetite
Meionite
Microcline
Miserite
Molybdenite
Mosandrite
Muscovite
Nepheline
Norbergite
Opal
Pargasite
Pectolite
Phlogopite
Pyrite
'Pyrochlore'
Richterite
Riebeckite
'Scapolite'
Sillimanite
Thorianite
Thorite
Titanite
Tremolite
Vlasovite
Zircon


51 entries listed. 45 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals). 1 type locality (other).

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References

AARDEN, H. M., (1969). Hiortdahlite from Kipawa River,Quebec: its Chemistry and Mineralogy. Ph. D. thesis, Univ. Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

AARDEN, H. M., & GITTINS, J., (1974). Hiortdahlite from Kipawa river, Villedieu township, Temiscaming County, Québec, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 241-247.

CURRIE,K.L.& VAN BREEMEN, O. (1996). The origin of rare minerals in the Kipawa syenite complex, Western Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 34, pp.435

ANSELL, H.G., ROBERTS, A.C., PLANT, A.G. & STURMAN, B.D. (1980): Gittinsite, a new calcium zirconium silicate from the Kipawa agpaitic syenite complex.. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 201-203.

BERRY, I.G., LIN, HSI CHE, and DAVIS, G.C. (1972) A new occurrence of miserite from the Kipawa Lake area, Temiscamingue Co., Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 569. (Abstract)

CURRIE, K.L. & VAN BREEMEN, O. (1996)The origin of rare minerals in the Kipawa syenite complex, western Quebec. Can Mineral 34, 435-451.
GITTINS, J., BOWN, M.G. & STURMAN, D. (1976) Agrellite, a new rock-forming mineral in regionally metamorphosed agpaitic alkalic rocks. Canadian Mineralogist 14, 120-126.

GHOSE, S. & WAN, CHENG (1979): Agrellite, Na(Ca,RE)2Si4O10F: a layer structure with silicate tubes. American Mineralogist 64, 563-572.

MERLINO, S. & PERCHIAZZI, N. (1985): The crystal structure of hiortdahlite I. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 34, 297-310.

MERLINO, S. & PERCHIAZZI, N. (1987): The crystal structure of hiortdahlite II. Mineralogy and Petrology 37, 25-35.

ROBERTS, A.C. & BONARDI, M. (1983) Potassian gaidonnayite from the Kipawa agpaiitic syenite complex, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 83-1A, 480-482.

ROELOFSEN-AHL, J.N. & PETERSON, R.C. (1989): Gittinsite: a modification of the thortveitite structure. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 703-708.

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