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Leucophanite occurrence, Kangerluarsuk Fjord, Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Leucophanite occurrenceOccurrence
Kangerluarsuk FjordFjord
Ilímaussaq complexComplex
NarsaqTown
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° 51' 50'' North , 45° 52' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Narsaq1,633 (2018)10.7km
Qaqortoq3,224 (2018)18.2km
Narsarsuaq154 (2017)40.7km
Alluitsup Paa364 (2018)47.7km


A leucophanite- bearing pegmatite in augite syenite, near the contact of the Illìmaussaq complex on the Southern side of the Kangerluarsuk Fjord, at an altitude of 100m (Bohse et al. 2001)



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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Collected specimens
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
Astrophyllite
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Collected specimens
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
Leucophanite
Formula: NaCaBeSi2O6F
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
'Monazite'
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Bohse, H., Petersen, O., Niedermayr, G. (2001): Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Collected specimens
Rinkite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
Reference: Collected specimens
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Collected specimens

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Astrophyllite9.DC.05K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Leucophanite9.DH.05NaCaBeSi2O6F
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Rinkite-(Ce)9.00.20(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Leucophanite55.4.2.4NaCaBeSi2O6F
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
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 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with (P=2, and N=4, 2 branches)
Astrophyllite69.1.1.1K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Monazite'-
Rinkite-(Ce)-(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
BeBeryllium
Be LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
OOxygen
O AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
FFluorine
F AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
F LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
NaSodium
Na AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
AlAluminium
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
SiSilicon
Si AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
KPotassium
K AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ca Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
TiTitanium
Ti AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Ti Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
FeIron
Fe AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
CeCerium
Ce Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3140370
Proterozoic II alkali

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Alkali syenite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Stenian - Ectasian
1000 - 1400 Ma



ID: 656627
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: syenitic

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Description: Greenland, Gardar Province

Comments: Magmatic arc/suite; Escher & Pulvertaft, 1995; Hamann et al., 2005; Jepsen, unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Syenite

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3186960
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gardar Intrusive Complex

Comments: Ketilidian Mobile Belt

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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