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Gardiner complex, Kangerlussuaq complex, Kangerlussuaq Firth, Tunu Province (East Greenland), Greenland

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Detailed Mineral List:
Aegirine
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Albite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Anatase
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Andradite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Antigorite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Apatite'
Reference: MinRec 24:1-15
Arfvedsonite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Augite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Baryte
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Barytolamprophyllite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Biotite'
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Calcite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Cancrinite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Catapleiite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Cebollite'
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Chalcopyrite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: MinRec 24:1-15
Chromite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Clinochlore
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Clinohumite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Clinohumite var: Titanclinohumite
Reference: MinRec 24:1-15; Johnsen, O. (1999): Gardiner komplekset i Østgrønland: en spænende mineralforekomst. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15, 5-9 (in danish)
Diopside
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Dolomite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Eckermannite ?
Description: Need to be checked if it can be assigned to eckermannite according to the redefinition by IMA (IMA2013-136).
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Eudialyte
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Ferro-katophorite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Haüyne
Reference: MinRec 24:1-15
Hematite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Hydroxylapatite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Ilmenite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Kaersutite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Lamprophyllite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Lamprophyllite-2M'
Reference: [AmMin 82:820]
'Lamprophyllite-2O'
Reference: [AmMin 82:820]
Larnite
Reference: Nielsen, T.F.D., Solovova, I.P. Veksler, I.V. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 126–124, 331–344.
Loparite-(Ce)
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Lorenzenite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Magnesio-hastingsite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Magnetite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Melilite Group'
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Microcline
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Monticellite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Natrolite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Nepheline
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Nosean
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
'Olivine'
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Pargasite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Pectolite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Perovskite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Perovskite from Gardiner complex, Kangerlussuaq complex, Kangerlussuaq Firth, Tunu Province, Greenland
Phlogopite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Pyrite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Quartz
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Schorlomite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Sodalite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Sphalerite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Strontianite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Tenorite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Titanite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Tremolite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Vermiculite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Vesuvianite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Vishnevite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Xonotlite
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494
Zircon
Reference: MinRec 16:485-494


66 entries listed. 56 valid minerals.

References

Nielson, T.F.D. (1980) The petrology of a melilitolite, melteigite, carbonatite and syenite ring dike system, in the Gardiner complex, East Greenland. Lithos: 13: 181-197.

Petersen, O.V. and Secher, K. (1993). "The minerals of Greenland (Gardiner)." Mineralogical Record, 24(2),pp:1-65.

Nielsen, T.F.D., Solovova, I.P. Veksler, I.V. (1997): Parental melts of melilitolite and origin of alkaline carbonatite: Evidence from crystallized melt inclusions, Gardiner complex. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 126–124, 331–344.

Veksler, I. V., Nielsen, T. F. D., & Sokolov, S. V. (1998). Mineralogy of crystallized melt inclusions from Gardiner and Kovdor ultramafic alkaline complexes: implications for carbonatite genesis. Journal of Petrology, 39(11-12), 2015-2031

Johnsen, O. (1999): Gardiner komplekset i Østgrønland: en spænende mineralforekomst. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15, 5-9 (in danish)

Mineralogical Magazine: 61: 197–212.

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