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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 54' North , 45° 50' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.90000,-45.83333
GeoHash:G#: ffz6mn90j
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: 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.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: 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.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: 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.
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Bartonite
Formula: K6Fe20S26S
Reference: 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.
'Britholite Group'
Formula: (REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Reference: 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.
Chkalovite
Formula: Na2BeSi2O6
Chlorbartonite
Formula: K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
Reference: 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.
Dorfmanite
Formula: Na2HPO4 · 2H2O
Epistolite
Formula: Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
'Erikite'
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
'K Feldspar'
Kvanefjeldite (TL)
Formula: Na4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Reference: Peterson, O., Johnson, O. Leonardsen, E., Roensbo, J. (1984): Kvanefjeldite a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South West Greenland, Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 22, 465-467
Lomonosovite
Formula: Na5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Lorenzenite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: 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.
'Monazite'
Reference: 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.
Moskvinite-(Y)
Formula: Na2KYSi6O15
Reference: 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.
Murmanite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Nacareniobsite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Reference: Petersen, O. V.; Rønsbo, J.G. & Leonardsen, E.S. (1989): Nacareniobsite-(Ce), a new mineral species from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, and its relation to mosandrite and the rinkite series. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 2, 84-96
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: 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.
Natrophosphate
Formula: Na7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
Naujakasite
Formula: (Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Reference: 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.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: 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.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Steenstrupine-(Ce)
Formula: Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: 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.
Townendite (TL)
Formula: Na8ZrSi6O18
Reference: 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.
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tugtupite
Formula: Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Ussingite
Formula: Na2AlSi3O8OH
Villiaumite
Formula: NaF
Vitusite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Reference: RØNSBO, J.G., KHOMYAKOV, A.P., SEMENOV, E.I., VORONKOV, A.A., and GARANIN, V.K (1979) Vitusite, a new phosphate of sodium and rare earths from the Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola and Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 137, (1) 42-53. Abstract in: American Mineralogist (1980): 65: 812. Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O. (2005): Minerals First described from Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist Special Publication 8.
Vuonnemite
Formula: Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bartonite'2.FC.10K6Fe20S26S
'Chlorbartonite'2.FC.10K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Villiaumite'3.AA.20NaF
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Trona'5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Dorfmanite'8.CJ.60Na2HPO4 · 2H2O
'Natrophosphate'8.DN.05Na7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
'Vitusite-(Ce)' (TL)8.AC.35Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Arfvedsonite'9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Chkalovite'9.DM.20Na2BeSi2O6
'Epistolite'9.BE.30Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
'Eudialyte'9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
'Kvanefjeldite' (TL)9.DP.30Na4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
'Lomonosovite'9.BE.32Na5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
'Lorenzenite'9.DB.10Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Moskvinite-(Y)'9.CD.05Na2KYSi6O15
'Murmanite'9.BE.27Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
'Nacareniobsite-(Ce)' (TL)9.BE.20NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
'Natrolite'9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
'Naujakasite'9.EG.10(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
'Nepheline'9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Pectolite'9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
'Sodalite'9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
'Steenstrupine-(Ce)'9.CK.20Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
'Tugtupite'9.FB.10Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
'Ussingite'9.EH.20Na2AlSi3O8OH
'Vuonnemite'9.BE.35Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Britholite Group'-(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
'Erikite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
'Townendite' (TL)-Na8ZrSi6O18

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Bartonite2.9.19.1K6Fe20S26S
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Villiaumite9.1.1.3NaF
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Vitusite-(Ce) (TL)38.1.8.1Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Dorfmanite39.1.8.1Na2HPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Natrophosphate42.13.9.1Na7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Epistolite56.2.7.1Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Murmanite56.2.7.2Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Nacareniobsite-(Ce) (TL)56.2.5.2NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with [Si2O7] with other cation groups
Lomonosovite56.4.1.1Na5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Vuonnemite56.4.3.1Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
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 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
Lorenzenite65.1.6.1Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=6
Chkalovite65.5.2.1Na2BeSi2O6
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with corrugated and complex layers
Kvanefjeldite (TL)72.5.3.1Na4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double layers
Naujakasite73.1.1.1(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Tugtupite76.2.3.7Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Ussingite76.3.3.1Na2AlSi3O8OH
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Britholite Group'-(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Chlorbartonite-K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
'Erikite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
Moskvinite-(Y)-Na2KYSi6O15
Townendite (TL)-Na8ZrSi6O18

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2O
H EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
H KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
H MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
BeBeryllium
Be ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Be TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
CCarbon
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Britholite Group(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
O ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
O DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2O
O EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
O LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
O LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Moskvinite-(Y)Na2KYSi6O15
O MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
O Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
O Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O TownenditeNa8ZrSi6O18
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
O UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
O Vitusite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
O VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
FFluorine
F Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
F NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
F VilliaumiteNaF
F VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Na DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2O
Na EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Na LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Na LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Na Moskvinite-(Y)Na2KYSi6O15
Na MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Na Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
Na Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Na TownenditeNa8ZrSi6O18
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Na UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Na VilliaumiteNaF
Na Vitusite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Na VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Al UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Britholite Group(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Si ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Si EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Si LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Si LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Moskvinite-(Y)Na2KYSi6O15
Si MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Si Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Si TownenditeNa8ZrSi6O18
Si TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Si UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Si VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
PPhosphorus
P Britholite Group(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
P DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2O
P LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
P NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2O
P Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
P Vitusite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
P VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
SSulfur
S BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
S ChlorbartoniteK6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorbartoniteK6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
KPotassium
K BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
K ChlorbartoniteK6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K Moskvinite-(Y)Na2KYSi6O15
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Britholite Group(REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ca KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Ca Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Ti LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Ti LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Ti MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Ti VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Mn KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Mn Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe BartoniteK6Fe20S26S
Fe ChlorbartoniteK6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Fe Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Moskvinite-(Y)Na2KYSi6O15
ZrZirconium
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Zr Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Zr TownenditeNa8ZrSi6O18
NbNiobium
Nb EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Nb Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Nb VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
CeCerium
Ce Nacareniobsite-(Ce)NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Ce Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Ce Vitusite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
ThThorium
Th Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn22+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O

Regional Geology

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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]

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References

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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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