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Ilvaite occurrence, Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmark

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° North , 45° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


The socalled " ilvaite pegmatite" close to the shore on the north coast of Kangerluarsuk Fjord. Altered augite syenite and pegmatitic veins in a marginal zone of pneumatolitic alteration. Known for ilvaite. The first reported locality for bavenite in the Ilímaussaq complex (Petersen et al 1995).

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: ferrian
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Bavenite'9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Ilvaite'9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)

References

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Petersen, O. V., Micheelsen, H. I. & Leonardsen, E. S. (1995): Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 7, 321-335.
Graser, G. & Markl, G.(2008): Ca-rich Ilvaite-Epidote-Hydrogarnet Endoskarns: a Record of Late-Magmatic Fluid Influx into the Persodic Ilímaussaq Complex,South Greenland. Journal of Petrology. 49, 239-265


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