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Occurrence in Greenland, Denmark with commodities Nickel, Copper, Cobalt, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038191
MRDS ID M045492
Record type Site
Current site name Unknown

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -51.90747, 65.13843 (WGS84)
Relative position BETWEEN SONDRE ISORTOQ AND FISKEFJORD
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Geographic areas

Country State
Denmark Greenland

Comments on the location information

  • CIRCULAR AREA 50 KM IN DIAMETER

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary
Copper Primary
Cobalt Primary
Platinum Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Covellite Ore
Cuprite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Malachite Ore
Pentlandite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Analytical data

Result NI IN PURE SULFIDE CONC=9%
Result CU: NI: CO = 40: 100: 3.3, NI: (PT+PD) = 43000-56000: 1THEREFORE SULFIDE CONTAINS CU = 3.6%, CO = 0.297%, PD+PT = 0.000209-0.000161%

Nearby scientific data

(1) -51.90747, 65.13843

Ore body information

  • General form DISSEMINATED TO MATRIX SULFIDES

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Deformation And Cata Clastisis

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: COUNTRY ROCKS HIGH GRADE GNEISSES; HR.AGE.MV: NORITE BODIES, 2X4 KM TO FEW METERS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discoverer Kryolitselskabet Oresund A/S

Mining district

District name Suppertoppen District

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • NIELSEN, 1973

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045492

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NIELSON, B.L., 1973, GRONLANDS GEOL. UNDERS., REPT. 56, P. 16

  • Deposit

    1960'S (GEOLMAP, GEOPHYS, DIREXPL) KRYOLITSELSKABET ORESUND A/

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 50 DIFFERENT MINERAL OCCURRENCES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1975 Page, Norman J. U.S. Geological Survey