Ujarassiorit 2018 - the public mineral hunt programme starts up

Ujarassiorit - the national mineral hunt for amateur geologists residing in Greenland - has started up. In 2018 Ujarassiorit has existed since year 1989 and has run every summer.
A total of DKK 120,000 tax free prizes are awarded, of which the first prize is DKK 55,000.
Ujarassiorit is administered and financed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Labour and Interiour. The winners receive prizes from the following companies and funds:

The Bank of Greenland’s Industrial Fund and Dundas Titanium A/S. have each contributed with DKK 40,000 to the total prize amount.

ENG 2018 Main sponsors

North American Nickel Inc, Platina Resources Ltd and Greenfield Exploration Ltd have each contributed with DKK 10,000 to the total prize amount.

KAL DAN 2018 bisponsorerOn the webpage www.ujarassiorit.gl the mineral hunters can find relevant information about how to participate in Ujarassiorit. One can also download folders and publications which may be of help in the mineral hunt. An example of this is the booklet, ”Mineral-guide – Prospektering for amatører”, which is available free of charge at every post office.
At the post office cardboard boxes are available and there is a delivery note which the mineral hunter must fill out with name, address etc. There is also a map on which the finding place should be marked. Postage is free of charge.
The sample must be received before October 1st 2018 to participate in this year’s mineral hunt.
Only amateur geologists with a permanent address in Greenland can participate. Only samples from Greenland can be submitted and only samples with an exact description of finding place will qualify for a prize. Each cardboard box should contain only one rock sample the size of a fist and the sample should preferable not be a loose rock. Submitted samples will not be returned.
Happy hunting!
The Ministry of Mineral Resources
For information regarding Ujarassiorit and geology please contact:
Jonas Petersen, geologist
Coordinator of Ujarassiorit-programme
Phone: +299 34 65 49
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Other contacts:
Arent Heilmann, geologist
Tlf.: +299 34 68 12
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Julie Hollis
Head of department, geologist
Tlf.: +299 58 61 70
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