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Nakkaalaaq, Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
NakkaalaaqMountain
Ilímaussaq complexComplex
NarsaqTown
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° 58' 55'' North , 45° 54' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Narsaq1,633 (2018)11.1km
Qaqortoq3,224 (2018)30.2km
Narsarsuaq154 (2017)32.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Nakalaq; Nakalak Mountain; Nakalak
Other Languages:
Greenlandic:
Nakkaalaaq, Narsaq, Kommune Kujalleq, Kalaallit Nunaat, Danmarki


A steep mountain NE of Taseq Lake in the Ilímaussaq complex.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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

32 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
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
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: OT. Ljostad collection and photo ( Ex Tom Weidner collection), Photo ID: 330449
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Semenov E I, Gerassimovsky V I, Maksimova N V, Andersen S, Petersen O V (1965) Sorensenite, new sodium-beryllium-tin-silicate from the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 181, 1-19
Avicennite
Formula: Tl2O3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (1999)
Barylite
Formula: Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Reference: Friis, H. (2015): Første funn av behoitt på Grønland. Stein. 42 (1),30-31
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
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
Behoite
Formula: Be(OH)2
Reference: Friis, H. (2015): Første funn av behoitt på Grønland. Stein. 42 (1),30-31
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
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
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
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
Chalcothallite (TL)
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Type Locality:
Reference: Semenov, E.I., Sørensen, H., Bessmertnaja, M.S. & Novorossova, L.E. (1967): Chalcothallite – a new sulphide of copper and thallium from the Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Bulletin Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse 683, 13–26 (also Meddelelser om Grønland 181(5), 13-26).
Chkalovite
Formula: Na2BeSi2O6
Reference: Semenov, E.I., Kazakova, M.E., Bukin, V.J. (1968): Ilimaussite, a new rare earth – niobium – barium silicate, from Ilimaussaq, South Greenland, Medd. Groenland, Vol. 181 (7), 3-7
Cuprostibite (TL)
Formula: Cu2(Sb,Tl)
Type Locality:
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S., Makovicky E. (2001): Thalcusite from Nakkaalaaq, the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 127-130
Epididymite
Formula: Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
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
Epistolite
Formula: Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Reference: Semenov, E.I., Kazakova, M.E., Bukin, V.J. (1968): Ilimaussite, a new rare earth – niobium – barium silicate, from Ilimaussaq, South Greenland, Medd. Groenland, Vol. 181 (7), 3-7
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
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
Galena
Formula: PbS
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
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
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
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
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
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
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
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna; 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
Hydroxylgugiaite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Grice, J. D., Kristiansen, R. Friis, H., Rowe, R. , Cooper, M. A. , Poirier, G. G. , Yang, P. & ,Weller, M.T. (2017) Hydroxylgugiaite: A new beryllium silicate mineral from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway and the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland; the first member of the melilite group to incorporate a hydrogen atom. Canadian Mineralogist: 55: 219-232.
Ilímaussite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Type Locality:
Description: The type material is probably not in existence. Only one small find later at the type locality of very few specimens in 2001. All published analysis of so called "ilimaussite-Ce" from Russia have proved to be the later described Ti-analoge Diversilite-Ce.
Reference: Semenov, E.I., Kazakova, M.E., Bukin, V.J. (1968): Ilimaussite, a new rare earth – niobium – barium silicate, from Ilimaussaq, South Greenland, Medd. Groenland, Vol. 181 (7), 3-7
Lafossaite
Formula: Tl(Cl,Br)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2007)
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; Grice, J. D., Kristiansen, R. Friis, H., Rowe, R. , Cooper, M. A. , Poirier, G. G. , Yang, P. & ,Weller, M.T. (2017) Hydroxylgugiaite: A new beryllium silicate mineral from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway and the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland; the first member of the melilite group to incorporate a hydrogen atom. Canadian Mineralogist: 55: 219-232.
Microcline
Formula: K(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; Friis, H. (2015): Første funn av behoitt på Grønland. Stein. 42 (1),30-31
Odintsovite
Formula: K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch Miner. Mh. 5, s. 235-240. 2001
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Grice, J. D., Kristiansen, R. Friis, H., Rowe, R. , Cooper, M. A. , Poirier, G. G. , Yang, P. & ,Weller, M.T. (2017) Hydroxylgugiaite: A new beryllium silicate mineral from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway and the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland; the first member of the melilite group to incorporate a hydrogen atom. Canadian Mineralogist: 55: 219-232.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Semenov E I, Gerassimovsky V I, Maksimova N V, Andersen S, Petersen O V (1965) Sorensenite, new sodium-beryllium-tin-silicate from the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 181, 1-19
Sørensenite (TL)
Formula: Na4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Type Locality:
Reference: Semenov E I, Gerassimovsky V I, Maksimova N V, Andersen S, Petersen O V (1965) Sorensenite, new sodium-beryllium-tin-silicate from the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 181, 1-19
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S., Makovicky E. (2001): Thalcusite from Nakkaalaaq, the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 127-130
Thalcusite
Formula: Tl2Cu3FeS4
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S., Makovicky E. (2001): Thalcusite from Nakkaalaaq, the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 127-130
'UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZr'
Formula: NaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
Reference: Semenov, E.I. (1967): Hydrous Zirconium Silicates. Mineralogy of Pegmatites and Hydrothermalites of Alkalic Massifs. Izdat. "Nauka": 3-13 (in Russian; in: Fleischer, M. (1969): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 54: 1222
'UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK'
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
Reference: Semenov, E.I. (1969): Mineralogy of the Ilimaussaq Alkaline Massif, southern Greenland. Inst. Mineral., Geokhim., Kristallokhim. Redk. Elementov, Izdat. "Nauka": 106-110 [in Russian]; in: Fleischer, M. (1970): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 55: 2135-2139
Ussingite
Formula: Na2AlSi3O8OH
Reference: Karup-Moeller, S., Makovicky E. (2001): Thalcusite from Nakkaalaaq, the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 127-130; Medd. Grönland, 181(7),3{7. (2) (1969); Amer. Mineral., 54, 992{993 (abs. ref. 1)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcothallite (TL)2.BD.40Tl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Cuprostibite (TL)2.AA.20Cu2(Sb,Tl)
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Thalcusite2.BD.30Tl2Cu3FeS4
Group 3 - Halides
Lafossaite3.AA.25Tl(Cl,Br)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Avicennite4.CB.10Tl2O3
Behoite4.FA.05aBe(OH)2
Fersmite4.DG.05(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Barylite9.BB.15Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Chkalovite9.DM.20Na2BeSi2O6
Epididymite9.DG.55Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Epistolite9.BE.30Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Genthelvite9.FB.10Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Helvine9.FB.10Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Ilímaussite-(Ce) (TL)9.CB.15(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Leucophanite9.DH.05NaCaBeSi2O6F
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Odintsovite9.CJ.50K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Sørensenite (TL)9.DG.30Na4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Ussingite9.EH.20Na2AlSi3O8OH
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Hydroxylgugiaite (TL)-(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
'UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZr'-NaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
'UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK'-(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Cuprostibite (TL)2.4.11.1Cu2(Sb,Tl)
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Thalcusite2.5.5.1Tl2Cu3FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Chalcothallite (TL)3.2.7.1Tl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Avicennite4.3.8.1Tl2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Behoite6.2.2.1Be(OH)2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AB2O6
Fersmite8.3.3.1(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [4] and higher coordination
Barylite55.1.1.1Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Leucophanite55.4.2.4NaCaBeSi2O6F
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · 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
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Odintsovite61.1.5.1K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Sørensenite (TL)65.2.4.1Na4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=6
Chkalovite65.5.2.1Na2BeSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Epididymite66.3.1.4Na2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Polylithionite71.2.2b.8KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
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
Genthelvite76.2.4.3Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Helvine76.2.4.1Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
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
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Ilímaussite-(Ce) (TL)78.7.4.1(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Hydroxylgugiaite (TL)-(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
Lafossaite-Tl(Cl,Br)
'UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZr'-NaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
'UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK'-(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
H SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
H Hydroxylgugiaite(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
H UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
H BehoiteBe(OH)2
H UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZrNaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
H UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
LiLithium
Li PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Be Hydroxylgugiaite(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Be GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Be HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Be LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Be OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Be ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Be BehoiteBe(OH)2
Be BaryliteBe2Ba(Si2O7)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
O SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
O Hydroxylgugiaite(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
O UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
O GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
O HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
O LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
O OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
O EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
O AvicenniteTl2O3
O BehoiteBe(OH)2
O BaryliteBe2Ba(Si2O7)
O UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZrNaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
O UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
F LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
F PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Na SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Na UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Na EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Na LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Na OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Na EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Na UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZrNaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
Na UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
AlAluminium
Al UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Si SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
Si Hydroxylgugiaite(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
Si UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OH
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
Si GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Si HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Si LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Si OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Si EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Si BaryliteBe2Ba(Si2O7)
Si UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZrNaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
Si UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
S GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
S HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
S ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl LafossaiteTl(Cl,Br)
KPotassium
K ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
K Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
K OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
K PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Hydroxylgugiaite(Ca,□)2(Si,Be)(Be,Si)2O5(OH)2
Ca Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6F
Ca OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Ti Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ti OdintsoviteK2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Ti EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
MnManganese
Mn HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
FeIron
Fe ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Fe ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe UM1969-12-SiO:AlFeHK(Na,Ca,K)(Fe,Mg)Al2Si4O13•2H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Cu CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)
Cu ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BrBromine
Br LafossaiteTl(Cl,Br)
ZrZirconium
Zr UM1967-12-SiO:HNaZrNaZrSi4O10(OH)•2H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Nb Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Nb EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AgSilver
Ag ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
SnTin
Sn SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
SbAntimony
Sb ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Sb CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)
BaBarium
Ba Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Ba BaryliteBe2Ba(Si2O7)
CeCerium
Ce Ilímaussite-(Ce)(Na,K)7-8(Ba,K)10Ce5(Nb,Ti)6(Si3O9)4(Si9O18)O6(O,OH)24
Ce Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
TaTantalum
Ta Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
TlThallium
Tl ChalcothalliteTl2(Cu,Fe)6SbS4
Tl CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)
Tl ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4
Tl LafossaiteTl(Cl,Br)
Tl AvicenniteTl2O3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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: 3138645
Eriksfjord Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Eriksfjord Formation

Lithology: Basalt group

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: 658124
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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184630
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Eriksfjord Formation

Comments: Ketilidian Mobile Belt

Lithology: Flow(s); mafic volcanic rocks; basalt; arkose,sandstone,conglomerate,quartzite,siltstone

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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Semenov, E.I., Gerassimovsky, V.I., Maksimova, N.V., Andersen, S., and Petersen, O.V. (1965) Sorensenite, new sodium-beryllium-tin-silicate from the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 181, 1-19.
Semenov, E.I., Sørensen, H., Bessmertnaja, M.S., and Novorossova, L.E. (1967) Chalcothallite – a new sulphide of copper and thallium from the Ilímaussaq alkaline intrusion, South Greenland. Bulletin Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse 683, 13–26 (also Meddelelser om Grønland 181(5), 13-26).
Bohse, H., Petersen, O., and Niedermayr, G. (2001) Notes on Leucophanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 119-121.
Karup-Moeller, S., and Makovicky, E. (2001) Thalcusite from Nakkaalaaq, the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, South Greenland, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 190, 127-130.
Friis, H. (2015) Første funn av behoitt på Grønland. Stein. 42 (1), 30-31.
Grice, J.D., Kristiansen, R., Friis, H., Rowe, R., Cooper, M.A., Poirier, G.G., Yang, P., and Weller, M.T. (2017) Hydroxylgugiaite: A new beryllium silicate mineral from the Larvik Plutonic Complex, southern Norway and the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland; the first member of the melilite group to incorporate a hydrogen atom. Canadian Mineralogist: 55: 219-232.

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