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Arcedeckne Island, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canadai
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Arcedeckne IslandIsland
Kitikmeot RegionRegion
NunavutTerritory
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
71° 54' North , 95° 23' West
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Layered iron silicate-quartz-apatite body in gneisses, probably a shaly and phosphatic iron formation metamorphosed to the granulite facies.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785; Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785; Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Harrisonite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Type Locality:
Reference: ROBERTS, A.C., STIRLING, J.A.R., GRICE, J.D., FRISCH, T., HERD, R.K. & JAMBOR, J.L. (1993): Harrisonite, a new calcium iron silicateBphosphate from Arcedeckne Island, District of Franklin, Arctic Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 31, 775-780.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785; Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785; Thomas Frisch and Richard K. Herd (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. The Canadian Mineralogist (August 2010), 48(4):1005-1024
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Can. Mineral. (1993) 31, 775-785

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Harrisonite (TL)8.AC.55Ca(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferrosilite9.DA.05FeSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Ferrosilite65.1.2.2FeSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Harrisonite (TL)-Ca(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O QuartzSiO2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Frisch, T. and Herd, R.K. (2010) Highly metamorphosed iron-formation on Arcedeckne Island, Boothia Peninsula, Arctic Canada, and the paragenesis of harrisonite, Ca(Fe,Mg)6(SiO4)2(PO4)2. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 1005-1024.
ROBERTS, A.C., STIRLING, J.A.R., GRICE, J.D., FRISCH, T., HERD, R.K. & JAMBOR, J.L. (1993): Harrisonite, a new calcium iron silicateBphosphate from Arcedeckne Island, District of Franklin, Arctic Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 31, 775-780.
GRICE, J.D. & ROBERTS, A.C. (1993): Harrisonite, a well-ordered silicoBphosphate with a layered crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist 31, 781-785.


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