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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 61° North , 44° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Adit
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
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).




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

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Denmark
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
        • Ilímaussaq complex

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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

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