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Kitdlît, Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island), Qaasuitsup, Greenland, Denmark

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 69° 21' 47'' North , 54° 2' 23'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


An unique troilite-iron-cohenite-rich lens on a ledge in the sediment-contaminated KitdlÎt dyke on Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island)

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North Atlantic Igneous Province

Large Igneous Province - 387 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Shandite
Formula: Ni3Pb2S2
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.
Wüstite
Formula: FeO
Reference: Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Cohenite'1.BA.05Fe3C
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
'Lead'1.AA.05Pb
'Schreibersite'1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Heazlewoodite'2.BB.05Ni3S2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Shandite'2.BE.15Ni3Pb2S2
'Troilite'2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Wüstite'4.AB.25FeO
Group 9 - Silicates
'Fayalite'9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Lead1.1.1.4Pb
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Shandite2.3.5.1Ni3Pb2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Wüstite4.2.1.6FeO
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Iron-Fe

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CoheniteFe3C
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O WüstiteFeO
SiSilicon
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S PyriteFeS2
S ShanditeNi3Pb2S2
S TroiliteFeS
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe IronFe
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe WüstiteFeO
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni ShanditeNi3Pb2S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LeadPb
Pb ShanditeNi3Pb2S2

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Ulff-Møller, F. (1985): Solidification History of the KitdlÎt Lens: Immiscible Metal and Sulphide Liquids from a Basaltic Dyke on Disko, Central West Greenland Journal of Petrology. 26,64-91.


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