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Kvanefjeld Uranium deposit, Kuannersuit Plateau (Kvanefjeld), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 54' North , 45° 50' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.9, -45.8333333333

The uranium mineralization is largely associated with lujavrite, partly altered lavas, hydrothermal analcime veins and pegmatites. Most of the uranium is contained in Steenstrupine and occurs as a disseminated mineral in the lujavrite.

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32 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Wyatt J. (2007): The Kvanefjeld Project, El 2005/17, Geological Investigation Pty Ltd. Western Australia 6012

Grey, I.E., Macrae, C.M., Mumme, W.G. and Pring, A. (2010): Townendite, Na8ZrSi6O18, a new uranium-bearing lovozerite group mineral from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, Southern Greenland. American Mineralogist 95, 646-650.

Friis, H. (2016). First occurrence of moskvinite-(Y) in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland–implications for rare-earth element mobility. Mineralogical Magazine, 80(1), 31-41.

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