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Uigorlersuaq Island, Avannaata, Greenland, Denmarki
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Uigorlersuaq IslandIsland
AvannaataMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
73° 24' 42'' North , 56° 11' 54'' West
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Uigordlerssuaq; Upernavik district
Other Languages:
German:
Uigorlersuaq, Avannaata Kommunia, Grönland, Dänemark
Greenlandic:
Uigorlersuaq, Avannaata, Kalaallit Nunaat, Danmarki
Cebuano:
Uigorlersuaq, Dinamarka
Dutch:
Uigorlersuaq Island, Groenland, Denemarken
Swedish:
Uigorlersuaq, Avannaata, Grönland, Danmark


An inhabited island on the northwestern coast of Greenland. It is located in the outer belt of islands in Tasiusaq Bay, in the central part of Upernavik Archipelago.

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5 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 276)
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 383)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 383)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 383)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 259)
Cordierite var: Iolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 259)
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 276, 285)
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 276)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 33)
'Mica Group'
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 259)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Bronzite9.DA.05(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Mica Group'-

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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
-(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland. 149 (3). 445 pages. (p. 33, 259, 276, 285, 383)

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uigorlersuaq_Island
Wikidata ID:Q16211799
GeoNames ID:3419048

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