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Darby kimberlite field, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canadai
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Darby kimberlite field- not defined -
Kitikmeot RegionRegion
NunavutTerritory
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
67° 23' 57'' North , 93° 21' 14'' West
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The Darby kimberlite field contains nine bodies, of which at least eight are kimberlitic.

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6 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Nixonite (TL)
Formula: Na2Ti6O13
Type Locality:
Reference: Anzolini, C., Wang, F., Harris, G.A., Locock, A.J., Zhang, D., Nestola, F., Peruzzo, L., Jacobsen, S.D., Pearson, D.G. (2019) Nixonite, Na2Ti6O13, a new mineral from a metasomatized mantle garnet pyroxenite from the western Rae Craton, Darby kimberlite field, Canada. American Mineralogist: 104(9): 1336-1344.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Jadeite9.DA.25Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Nixonite (TL)-Na2Ti6O13

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Jadeite65.1.3c.1Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Nixonite (TL)-Na2Ti6O13

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O NixoniteNa2Ti6O13
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O RutileTiO2
NaSodium
Na NixoniteNa2Ti6O13
Na JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti NixoniteNa2Ti6O13
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6

References

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Harris, G. A., Pearson, D. G., Liu, J., Hardman, M. F., Snyder, D. B., & Kelsch, D. (2018). Mantle composition, age and geotherm beneath the Darby kimberlite field, west central Rae Craton. Mineralogy and Petrology, 112(1), 57-70.
Anzolini, C., Wang, F., Harris, G.A., Locock, A.J., Zhang, D., Jacobsen, S.D. and Pearson, D.G. (2018) Nixonite, IMA 2018-133. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 400;
European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

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