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Langø, Avannaata, Greenland, Denmarki
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LangøIsland
AvannaataMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
72° 45' 20'' North , 56° 7' 23'' West
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Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Upernavik district
Other Languages:
Danish:
Langø, Avannaata Kommune, Grønland, Danmark


Island south of Upernavik Island, formerly belonged to the Upernavik District

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p. 55)
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.196)
Cordierite var: Iolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.196)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.33)
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.361)
Hydroniumjarosite
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.165)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.367)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Iregulary formed individulas up to 6 cm in graphite
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.361); Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.196, 361)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p. 55)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Hydroniumjarosite7.BC.10(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hydroniumjarosite-(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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Bøggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3. 445 pages (p.33, 55, 165, 196, 259, 361, 367)

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