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Kvanefjeld adit, Kvanefjeld Uranium deposit, Kvanefjeld (Kuannersuit Plateau), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Kvanefjeld aditAdit
Kvanefjeld Uranium depositDeposit
Kvanefjeld (Kuannersuit Plateau)Plateau
Ilímaussaq complexComplex
NarsaqTown
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° North , 45° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kvanefjeld Tunnel
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kvanefjeld Tunnel


An adit on the south slope of Kvanefjeld mountain, driven in 1979-1980 to exploit the deposit of uraniferous steenstrupine-(Ce).
Minerals listed here are mostly found on the dumps from the adit.


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

25 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: pavel M. Kartashov data/ 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; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Chkalovite
Formula: Na2BeSi2O6
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Dorfmanite
Formula: Na2HPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Petersen, O., Khomyakov, A., Soerensen, H. (2001): Natrophosphate from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 139-141
Epistolite
Formula: Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
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
'Erikite'
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
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
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144
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
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Lorenzenite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: pavel M. Kartashov data/ 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; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
'Monazite'
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Murmanite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Nacareniobsite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Type Locality:
Habit: Ruler-shaped crystals up to 3,0 x 0,4 x 0,04 mm. tabular on {100} and elongated parallell to [001]
Colour: colorless, transparent
Description: Found in dissolution cavities in lujavrite ( = a arfvedsonite- nepehline syenite) and in the lujavrite itself.
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: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Naujakasite
Formula: (Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Reference: O.T.Ljøstad specimen & photo
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: O.T.Ljøstad specimen & photo (photo-259573)
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144 ; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Steenstrupine-(Ce)
Formula: Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144; Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Tugtupite
Formula: Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Reference: Henning Sørensen and Lotte Melchior Larsen (2001) The hyper-agpaitic stage in the evolution of the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 83–94
Ussingite
Formula: Na2AlSi3O8OH
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144
Villiaumite
Formula: NaF
Vitusite-(Ce)
Formula: Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Habit: isometric & tabular grains to 5mm in diameter; wellshaped crystals in vugs
Colour: dichroic: greenish brown in daylight, honey coloured in electric light
Fluorescence: weak lilac
Description: Found in cavernous veinlets and vugs in ljuvraite (Pekov & Ekimenova 2001) See also "erikite".
Reference: Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, 143-144
Vuonnemite
Formula: Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
Reference: Rønsbo, J. G., Lenonardsen, E. S., Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O.: Second occurrence of vuonnemite: the Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 10, 451 – 460.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Villiaumite3.AA.20NaF
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Dorfmanite8.CJ.60Na2HPO4 · 2H2O
Vitusite-(Ce)8.AC.35Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Chkalovite9.DM.20Na2BeSi2O6
Epistolite9.BE.30Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Kvanefjeldite (TL)9.DP.30Na4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2
Lomonosovite9.BE.32Na5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Lorenzenite9.DB.10Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Murmanite9.BE.27Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Nacareniobsite-(Ce) (TL)9.BE.20NbNa3Ca3(Ce,REE )(Si2O7)2OF3
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Naujakasite9.EG.10(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Steenstrupine-(Ce)9.CK.20Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Tugtupite9.FB.10Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Ussingite9.EH.20Na2AlSi3O8OH
Vuonnemite9.BE.35Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Erikite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Villiaumite9.1.1.3NaF
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Vitusite-(Ce)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 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, Mixtures, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Erikite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

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

References

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Rønsbo, J. G., Lenonardsen, E. S., Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O.: Second occurrence of vuonnemite: the Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 10, 451 – 460.
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.
Pekov,I.V. & Ekimenkova, I.A. (2001): Two new rare-earth-rich mineral associations in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 143-144
Petersen, O. V., Khomyakov, A., Sørensen, H. (2001): Natrophosphate from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 139-141

Localities in this Region

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    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
        • Ilímaussaq complex

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