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Nanuq project, Rankin Inlet, Kudlulik Peninsula, Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 13' North , 91° 5' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.21667,-91.08333
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Diamondiferous, large kimberlites discovered in 2007.
Owned by Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

Located 300 km north-northeast of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 658185
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: granitic

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Description: North America, Rae Craton (Canada)

Comments: Craton and massif; Scott & de Kemp, 1998; Tella et al., 2007, unpublished compilation, 2007-08b; Wheeler et al., 1996; Pehrsson et al., in preparation, 2008; Skulski et al., in preparation, 2008

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss, migmatite, amphibolite, include sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 3185618
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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