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Sarfartoq carbonatite complex, Sarfartoq region, Isortoq Fjord (Søndre Isortoq), Qeqqata, Greenland, Denmarki
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Sarfartoq carbonatite complexComplex
Sarfartoq regionRegion
Isortoq Fjord (Søndre Isortoq)Fjord
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GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 29' North , 51° 19' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.48333,-51.31667
GeoHash:G#: fggd0qbm6
Locality type:Complex
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
'Apatite'
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: https://hudsonresourcesinc.com/projects/sarfartoq-rare-earth-element-project/
'Biotite'
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
'Hornblende'
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
'Monazite'
Reference: https://hudsonresourcesinc.com/projects/sarfartoq-rare-earth-element-project/
Monohydrocalcite
Formula: CaCO3 · H2O
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Monohydrocalcite5.CB.20CaCO3 · H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Magnesio-arfvedsonite9.DE.25{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Richterite9.DE.20{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Monohydrocalcite15.1.3.1CaCO3 · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
Magnesio-arfvedsonite-{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
H Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O CalciteCaCO3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
Ca Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Petersen, O.V., Secher, K. (1984): Grönland, Der Karbonatit-Komplex von Sarfartoq, Magma, 6/1984,
Petersen, O. V. and Secher, K. (1993): The minerals of Greenland, The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 24(2), 1-65
Mitchell, R.H., Scott Smith, B.H., and Larsen, L.M. (1999): Mineralogy of ultramafic dikes from the Sarfartoq, Sisimiut and Maniitsoq areas, West Greenland, Proceedings of the Seventh Internatonal Kimberlite Conference. 2. Red Roof Designs, Cape Town, South frica (574-583).

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