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Tuperssuatsiat Bay, Tunulliarfik Fjord (Tunugdliarfik), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 55' 20'' North , 45° 50' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.92222,-45.83639
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):(Tuperssuatsiaq)


Located on the southern side of the Tunulliarfik Fjord.

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19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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Comments: Magmatic arc/suite; Escher & Pulvertaft, 1995; Hamann et al., 2005; Jepsen, unpublished revisions, 2007-08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]

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References

Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages. Reitzels Forlag København (p.228,256,307,391)

Danø, M., Sørensen, H. (1959): An examination of the rare minerals from the Nepheline Syenites of south west Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 162, Nr.5, Reitzels Forlag, København

Karup-Møller, S. & Petersen. O. V. (1984): Tuperssuatsiaite, a new mineral species from the Ilímaussaq intrusion in South Greenland, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte. 1984. 501-512

Petersen, O. V. & Johnsen, O. (2005): Mineral species first described from Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist, Special publication no. 8.

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