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Nort-West Angnertussoq, Fiskenæsset (Fiskenaesset; Qeqertarsuatsiaat), Nuuk (Godthåb), Sermersooq, Greenland

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Lenses of ultramafic rocks located along the top contact (major thrust zone) of the Fiskenæsset complex (anorthosite-leucogabbro intrusion in Archean gneisses) with an overlying meta-volcanite amphibolite.

Rocks with hogbomite and sapphirine are known, bounding to the West the UMF rocks.

The outcrop is located about 13 km SE of Fiskenæsset.

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References

Ackermand, D., Windley, B.F., Herd R.K. (1983): Magnesian Högbomite in a Sapphirine-bearing rock from the Fiskenaesset region, W. Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 47, 555-561

Windley B.F. et al. (1989): Geikielite and ilmenite in Archaean meta-ultramafic rocks, Fiskenaesset, West Greenland. European Journal of Mineralogy. 1, 427-437

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