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REE carbonatite vein, Qaqqaarsuk (Qaqarssuk), Maniitsoq, Maniitsoq Island, Qeqqata, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
REE carbonatite veinVein
Qaqqaarsuk (Qaqarssuk)- not defined -
ManiitsoqTown
Maniitsoq IslandIsland
QeqqataMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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65° 23' North , 51° 40' West
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A REE carbonatite vein found in the core of the Qaqarssuk carbonatite Complex intrusion. The vein is the typelocality for qaqarssukite-(Ce), and is at the TL approximately 1 m in width.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.
Qaqarssukite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
Type Locality:
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006): Qaqarssukite-(Ce),a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist. 44, 1137-1146.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Qaqarssukite-(Ce) (TL)5.BD.25Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Qaqarssukite-(Ce) (TL)-Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F
CeCerium
Ce Qaqarssukite-(Ce)Ba(Ce,REE)(CO3)2F

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Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A. & Rowe, R. (2006) Qaqarssukite-(Ce), a new barium-cerium fluorcarbonate mineral species from Qaqarssuk, Greenland. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 1137-1146.

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