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Gmelinite-Chabazite-Na occurrence, Head of Kangerluarsuk, Kangerluarsuk Fjord, Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
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Gmelinite-Chabazite-Na occurrenceOccurrence
Head of KangerluarsukFjord
Kangerluarsuk FjordFjord
Ilímaussaq complexComplex
NarsaqTown
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° North , 45° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Other Languages:
Danish:
Gmelinit-chabazit-Na forekomsten, Narsaq, Kujalleq Kommune, Grønland, Danmark


The occurrence is located near the edge of the Naujaite plateau, just north-east of the head of Kangerluarsuk fjord. The minerals were described from a 25 cm large angular block of ussingite found in 1972.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
Steenstrupine-(Ce)
Formula: Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873
Ussingite
Formula: Na2AlSi3O8OH
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 40, 867-873

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Steenstrupine-(Ce)9.CK.20Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Ussingite9.EH.20Na2AlSi3O8OH
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Gmelinite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with other anions
Steenstrupine-(Ce)61.4.2.1Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Ussingite76.3.3.1Na2AlSi3O8OH
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Gmelinite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
H Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
PPhosphorus
P Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
MnManganese
Mn Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
CeCerium
Ce Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
ThThorium
Th Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O

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Karup-Møller, S. (1976): Gmelinite and Herschelite from the Ilimaussaq Intrusion in South Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine. 40, 867-873

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