The Greenland Mineral Resources Portal is an entry point to all available geological information about mineral resources in Greenland. Use our interactive GIS map to access and download a wide range of geological data for free.
The Greenland Mineral Resources Portal is an entry point to all available information about mineral resources in Greenland. It gives mineral exploration companies, scientists and other interested parties access to data, reports, maps and scientific background information about the geology of Greenland. Interactive GIS map of Greenland
What kind of mineral resources does Greenland have? The resources that have been identified include zinc, gold, iron ore, uranium and various other metals. It is the same cohort of minerals you...
In Greenland, mineral resource activities are divided into three phases: prospecting, exploration and exploitation. To carry out these mineral resource activities, you need a licence from the Government of Greenland.
Greenland Parliament Act no. 7 of December 7, 2009, on mineral resources and mineral resource activities came into force on January 1st 2010. The Act is valid with following amendments: Greenland Parliament Act No. 26 of 18 December 2012 Greenland Parliament Act No. 6 of 8 June 2014
The Greenland subsoil contains a variety of valuable minerals, rare earth metals, precious metals, precious stones, coal, graphite and uranium. Greenland has been a mining nation since the late 1700s, where coal was excavated in Qaarsut on the Nuussauq Peninsula.
Narsaq, a town of 1,200 in southern Greenland, sits near the Kvanefjeld project, one of two major rare earth mineral deposits in Greenland. The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources...
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