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Turkestanite-narsarsukite occurrence, Kangerluarsuk Fjord, Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland, Denmarki
Regional Level Types
Turkestanite-narsarsukite occurrenceOccurrence
Kangerluarsuk FjordFjord
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:
~2km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
, Kangerluarsuk Firth (Kangerdluarssuq, Kangerdluarssuk; Kangerdluarsuk), Narsaq, Kujalleq, Kalaallit Nunaat


A series of subparallel veins originating in the augite syenite border zone of the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex and extending at least 100 m into the surrounding Julianehåb granite, on the south coast of Kangerdluarssuk fjord.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
'Mica Group'
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Narsarsukite
Formula: Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432
Turkestanite
Formula: (K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
Reference: Petersen O. V., Johnsen O., Micheelsen, H. I. (1999): Turkestanite from the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, south Greenland. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 9, pp. 424-432

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Narsarsukite9.DJ.05Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Turkestanite9.CH.10(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with columnar silicate units
Narsarsukite70.1.2.1Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-
Turkestanite-(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
H NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
O NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O QuartzSiO2
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
Na NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
Si NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
FeIron
Fe NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
ThThorium
Th Turkestanite(K,◻)(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 · nH2O

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