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Tugtupite-bearing albitites, Kvanefjeld (Kuannersuit Plateau), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Tugtupite-bearing albitites- not defined -
Kvanefjeld (Kuannersuit Plateau)Plateau
Ilímaussaq complexComplex
NarsaqTown
KujalleqMunicipality
GreenlandConstituent Country
DenmarkCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° North , 45° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~7km
Köppen climate type:


Complex tugtupite-bearing albitites located on the Kuannersuit (Kvanefjeld) Plateau. They are found in an area less than 100 m in width, cutting augite syenites.
Type locality for nabesite, kuannersuite-(Ce) and carlgieseckeite-(Nd).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Beryllite
Formula: Be3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Carlgieseckeite-(Nd) (TL)
Formula: NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V.,Husdal, T.A., Kononkova, N.N., Agakhanov, A.A., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2012): Carlgieseckeite-(Nd), NaNdCa3(PO4)3F, a new belovite-group mineral species from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 571-580
Chkalovite
Formula: Na2BeSi2O6
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Epistolite
Formula: Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
'Gmelinite'
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Kuannersuite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
Type Locality:
Reference: Friis, H., Balic-Zunic, T, Pekov, I., Peterson, O. (2004): Kuannersuite-(Ce), a new member of the Apatite-group, from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 42, 95-106
Lovdarite
Formula: K2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Niedermayr, G. Johnsen, O., Gault, R.A. & Brandstätter, F. (2002): Lovdarite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch of Mineralogie, Monatshefte. 2002 (1), 23-30
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Nabesite (TL)
Formula: Na2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
'Natrokomarovite'
Formula: (Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Neptunite
Formula: Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Pectolite var: Manganoan Pectolite
Formula: Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Polylithionite
Formula: KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: Friis, H., Balic-Zunic, T, Pekov, I., Peterson, O. (2004): Kuannersuite-(Ce), a new member of the Apatite-group, from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 42, 95-106
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Trona ?
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Tugtupite
Formula: Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Reference: Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Trona ?5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Carlgieseckeite-(Nd) (TL)8.BN.05NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
Kuannersuite-(Ce) (TL)8.BN.05NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryllite9.AE.05Be3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Chkalovite9.DM.20Na2BeSi2O6
Epistolite9.BE.30Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Lovdarite9.GF.15K2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Nabesite (TL)9.EA.65Na2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
'Natrokomarovite'9.CE.45(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Neptunite9.EH.05Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
var: Manganoan Pectolite9.DG.05Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
Polylithionite9.EC.20KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Tugtupite9.FB.10Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gmelinite'-
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona ?13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Carlgieseckeite-(Nd) (TL)41.8.11.NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Beryllite52.1.1.1Be3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Epistolite56.2.7.1Na2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
'Natrokomarovite'56.2.4.13(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=6
Chkalovite65.5.2.1Na2BeSi2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with linked chains forming cages
Neptunite70.4.1.1Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Polylithionite71.2.2b.8KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Tugtupite76.2.3.7Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Lovdarite78.6.2.1K2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Gmelinite'-
Kuannersuite-(Ce) (TL)-NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
Nabesite (TL)-Na2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Pectolite
var: Manganoan Pectolite
-Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BerylliteBe3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
H Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
H Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
H LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
LiLithium
Li NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
Li PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Be TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Be BerylliteBe3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Be LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
CCarbon
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
O Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
O Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
O TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O BerylliteBe3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
O EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
O Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
O NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
O LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
F Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
F Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
F PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Na Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
Na Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
Na TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Na EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Na Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
Na Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Na NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
Na LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si NabesiteNa2BeSi4O10 · 4H2O
Si TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si BerylliteBe3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6
Si EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Si Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Si NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
Si LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
P Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
Cl TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
K LovdariteK2Na6Be4Si14O36 · 9H2O
K PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
Ca Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
Ca Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Ti NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
MnManganese
Mn Pectolite (var: Manganoan Pectolite)Na(Ca,Mn)2Si3O8(OH)
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe NeptuniteNa2KLiFe22+Ti2Si8O24
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
NbNiobium
Nb EpistoliteNa2(Nb,Ti)2(Si2O7)O2 · nH2O
Nb Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2O
BaBarium
Ba Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
CeCerium
Ce Kuannersuite-(Ce)NaCeBa3(PO4)3F0.5Cl0.5
NdNeodymium
Nd Carlgieseckeite-(Nd)NaNdCa3(PO4)3F
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Petersen, O.V., Niedermayr, G. Johnsen, O., Gault, R.A. & Brandstätter, F. (2002): Lovdarite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch of Mineralogie, Monatshefte. 2002 (1), 23-30
Petersen, O.V., Giester, G., Brandstätter, F., Niedermayr, G. (2002): Nabesite, a new mineral species from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex. Canadian Mineralogist. 40, 173-181
Friis, H., Balic-Zunic, T, Pekov, I., Peterson, O. (2004): Kuannersuite-(Ce), a new member of the Apatite-group, from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 42, 95-106
Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V.,Husdal, T.A., Kononkova, N.N., Agakhanov, A.A., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2012): Carlgieseckeite-(Nd), NaNdCa3(PO4)3F, a new belovite-group mineral species from the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 571-580


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