Ah, okay. I was thinking it might need to be somewhat accessible which was why the icon was located on the desktop, but maybe that was just a side effect of making mounted partitions visible on the desktop. If nothing in there ever needs to be accessed by the user then your initial post worked great:
That definitely got the icon off the desktop on my NOOBS/Raspbian system.
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/dev/mmcblk0p5 /mnt/Settings ext4 defaults,noatime,noauto 0 0