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Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada

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27 valid minerals.

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Afghanite
Formula: (Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
'Apatite'
Reference: David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
'Calc-silicate rock'
'Chlorite Group'
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52; D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Can.Rockhound 5(1), 2001; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
'Humite Group'
Reference: Kimberly T.Tait, Frank C.Hawthorne, Giancarlo Della Ventura(2001)Al–Mg disorder in gem-quality pargasite from Baffin Island, Nunavat, Canada, Canadian Mineralogist vol 39, pp1725-1732
'Lapis lazuli'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals: 58: 12; Lithos: 11: 37-60.; D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
'Lazurite'
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52; D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60
'Marble'
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
'Monazite'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52; D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Oxy-dravite
Formula: Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Can.Rockhound 5(1), 2001; D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
'Scapolite'
Reference: D.D. Hogarth, W.L. Griffin, Lapis lazuli from Baffin island — a precambrian meta-evaporite, Lithos, Volume 11, Issue 1, 15 January 1978, Pages 37-60; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732; D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 1725-1732; David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Afghanite'9.FB.05(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Clinohumite'9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Haüyne'9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'9.FB.10Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
'Meionite'9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Nepheline'9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Oxy-dravite9.CK.05Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uvite Series9..Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Calc-silicate rock'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Humite Group'-
'Lapis lazuli'-
'Marble'-
'Monazite'-
Scapolite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
'Uvite Series'61.3.1.3Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(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
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Afghanite76.2.5.1(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'76.2.3.4Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Calc-silicate rock'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Hornblende'-
'Humite Group'-
'Lapis lazuli'-
'Marble'-
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
'Monazite'-
Oxy-dravite-Na(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ThorianiteThO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
NaSodium
Na Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Oxy-draviteNa(MgAl2)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
S LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Cl LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
ThThorium
Th ThorianiteThO2
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Proterozoic : 1782.5 ± 3.7 Ma to ~1510 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Precambrian
 Proterozoic
  Mesoproterozoic
   Calymmian
ⓘ Muscovite (youngest age)~1510 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
  Paleoproterozoic
   Statherian
ⓘ Meionite1782.5 ± 3.7 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
ⓘ Oligoclase1782.5 ± 3.7 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
ⓘ Phlogopite1782.5 ± 3.7 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
ⓘ Muscovite (oldest age)1782.5 ± 3.7 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
ⓘ Calcite1782.5 ± 3.7 MaBeluga sapphire property, Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
ⓘ Post Soper River Suture thermal & fluid activity. (latest age)~1785 Ma
ⓘ Post Soper River Suture thermal & fluid activity. (earliest age)~1797 Ma
   Orosirian
ⓘ Retrograde upper-amphibolite facies metamorphism (latest age)1813 ± 2 Ma
ⓘ Retrograde upper-amphibolite facies metamorphism (earliest age)1820 ± 1 Ma
ⓘ High-temperature thermal perturbation (latest age)~1829 Ma
ⓘ High-temperature thermal perturbation (earliest age)~1833 Ma
ⓘ Prograde granulite facies metamorphism (latest age)~1835 Ma
ⓘ Narsajaq oceanic arc accreted to Meta Incognita (latest age)1843 ± 4 Ma
ⓘ Narsajaq oceanic arc accreted to Meta Incognita (earliest age)1845 ± 2 Ma
ⓘ Cumberland batholith emplacement (latest age)1848 ± 2 Ma
ⓘ Prograde granulite facies metamorphism (earliest age)~1849 Ma
ⓘ Cumberland batholith emplacement (earliest age)1866 ± 3 Ma
ⓘ Latest possible age for LHG sediment deposition~1930 Ma

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 646293
Sedimentary; Carbonate

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: North America, Meta-Incognita micro-continent

Comments: Pericratonic terrane and ophiolite; Scott & de Kemp, 1998; St-Onge et al., 2006a, unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Marble, calc-silicate and silicilcastic rodks, quartzite, pelite, iron-formation, conglomerate

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]

Paleoproterozoic - Siderian
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184994
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Lake Harbour Group

Lithology: Semipelite,marble,psammite,pelite,quartzite

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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D. D. Hogarth (1971) Lapis Lazuli near Lake Harbour, Southern Baffin Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 8:1210-1217.
David J. Scott (1997) Geology, U – Pb, and Pb – Pb geochronology of the Lake Harbour area, southern Baffin Island: implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of northeastern Laurentia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34:140-155

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