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Tuktu 1–4 kimberlites, Pelly Bay, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Tuktu 1–4 kimberlites- not defined -
Pelly Bay- not defined -
Kitikmeot RegionRegion
Nunavut- not defined -
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 13' 18'' North , 91° 3' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.22178,-91.05979
GeoHash:G#: cuphpgkk9
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Ilmenite var: Picroilmenite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ozyer, C. (2011) Ice-movement history and kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal study, Pelly Bay, lower Boothia Peninsula, and Wager Plateau areas, Nunavut, Canada. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 226 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
var: Picroilmenite4.CB.05(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
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
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chromian Diopside-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Ilmenite
var: Picroilmenite
-(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CaCalcium
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

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 - 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]

Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 652530
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: undivided

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: Diorite, monzodiorite, tonalite, granodiorite, monzogranite, syenogranite, quartz-monzonite, tonalite; gabbro, ultramafics: serpentinized peridotite ; charnockite and orthogneiss

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]

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