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Citadellet, Kangerlussuaq Fjord, Sermersooq, Greenland, Denmark

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 15' North , 32° 28' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.25000,-32.46667
GeoHash:G#: gk0um0w3p
Locality type:Peak
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):,Kangerlussuaq, Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, Kalaallit Nunaat


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Distribution and mineralogy of rare earth element–Zr–Nb–Ta mineralisation within pegmatite sheets at Citadellet, Kangerdlugssuaq alkaline intrusion, East Greenland. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 212.
Kentbrooksite
Formula: (Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Reference: Distribution and mineralogy of rare earth element–Zr–Nb–Ta mineralisation within pegmatite sheets at Citadellet, Kangerdlugssuaq alkaline intrusion, East Greenland. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 212.
Loparite-(Ce)
Formula: (Na,REE)Ti2O6
Reference: Distribution and mineralogy of rare earth element–Zr–Nb–Ta mineralisation within pegmatite sheets at Citadellet, Kangerdlugssuaq alkaline intrusion, East Greenland. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 212.
Perrierite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Reference: Distribution and mineralogy of rare earth element–Zr–Nb–Ta mineralisation within pegmatite sheets at Citadellet, Kangerdlugssuaq alkaline intrusion, East Greenland. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 212.
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Distribution and mineralogy of rare earth element–Zr–Nb–Ta mineralisation within pegmatite sheets at Citadellet, Kangerdlugssuaq alkaline intrusion, East Greenland. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 212.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Loparite-(Ce)'4.CC.35(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bastnäsite-(Ce)'5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kentbrooksite'9.CO.10(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
'Perrierite-(Ce)'9.BE.70Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Loparite-(Ce)4.3.3.3(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
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
Perrierite-(Ce)56.2.8.3Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Kentbrooksite64.1.2.1(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrochlore'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
OOxygen
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
O Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
O Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Na Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
SiSilicon
Si Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Si Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
CaCalcium
Ca Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Ti Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
MnManganese
Mn Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Fe Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
SrStrontium
Sr Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Kentbrooksite(Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Nb Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
Ce Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6
Ce Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
ThThorium
Th Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)Ti2O6

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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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191663
Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kangerlussuaq Intrusion

Comments: East Greenland Tertiary Igneous Province

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 627234
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: syenitic

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Description: Canada Shield, Greenland Shield, and cover, Canadian Shield, Greenland Shield

Comments: Craton cover; Escher & Pulvertaft, 1995; Hamann et al., 2005; Jepsen, unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Syenite, lamprophyre, minette, foid syenite

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]

Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma



ID: 3153965
Palaeocene alkali

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Alkali granite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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