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Kangerluluk, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
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KangerlulukFjord
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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61° 6' 0'' North , 43° 4' 59'' West
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kangerdluluk
Other Languages:
Greenlandic:
Kangerluluk, Kommune Kujalleq, Kalaallit Nunaat, Danmarki
Cebuano:
Kangerluluk, Kujalleq, Dinamarka
Swedish:
Kangerluluk, Kujalleq, Grönland, Danmark


A fjord in the King Frederick VI Coast, Kujalleq municipality, southern Greenland. The name meaning in English "the awful fjord".

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21 valid minerals.

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'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.302)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.150)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.150)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.214)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.150)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Stendal, H., Frei, R., Hamilton, M.A., and Mueller, W.U. (2001) The Palaeoproterozoic Kangerluluk gold-copper mineralization (southeast greenland): Pb and Nd isotopic constraints on its timing and genesis. Mineralium Deposita. 36: 177-188..
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Reitzels Forlag København. Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. (p.150)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangerluluk
Wikidata ID:Q24727775
GeoNames ID:3422605

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