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Oxford Co., Maine, USA
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A region in western Maine, well-known for gem-producing granite pegmatites. Mount Mica Quarry, Paris; Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, and Bennett Quarry, Buckfield are the most note worthy for gem production, especially elbaite and related tourmalines.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Cleavelandite
var: Oligoclase
var: Peristerite
Almandine
Amblygonite
var: Hebronite
Anatase
Ankerite
Annite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Augelite
Augite
Autunite
Axinite-(Fe)
Bavenite
Beidellite
Beraunite
Bermanite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Goshenite
var: Heliodor
var: Morganite
Beryllonite (TL)
β-Uranophane
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Brazilianite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'
Childrenite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
'Cimolite'
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
'Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series'
Cookeite (TL)
Corundum
Crandallite
Cryptomelane
'Cymatolite'
'Dahllite'
Diadochite
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
Diopside
Dravite
Dumortierite
Earlshannonite
Elbaite
Eosphorite
Epidote
Fairfieldite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferrisicklerite
Ferrostrunzite
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Fluornatromicrolite
Foitite
Fourmarierite
Gahnite
Gainesite (TL)
Galena
'Garnet'
Gedrite
Gehlenite
Glucine
Goethite
Gold
Gorceixite
Goyazite
Graftonite
Graphite
Greenockite
Greifensteinite
Grossular
'Gummite'
Gypsum
'Halloysite'
Halloysite-7Å
Hematite
Herderite
Heterosite
'Heterosite-Purpurite Series'
'Heulandite'
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
Humite
Hureaulite
Hurlbutite
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Hydroxylherderite
Ilmenite
'Jahnsite'
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)
Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)
Kaolinite
Kasolite
Kastningite
'K Feldspar'
Kosnarite (TL)
Lacroixite
Landesite
Laueite
Lepidolite
Leucophosphite
'Limonite'
Lithiophilite
Löllingite
Ludlamite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Mangangordonite (TL)
Mccrillisite (TL)
Meionite
Messelite
Meta-autunite
Metaswitzerite
Metatorbernite
Metauranospinite
Metavanmeersscheite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Microlite Group
Mitridatite
Molybdenite
Montebrasite
Montmorillonite
Moraesite
Muscovite
var: Damourite
var: Sericite
Nontronite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Opal-AN
Perhamite (TL)
'Perthite'
Petalite
Pharmacosiderite
Phenakite
Phosphoferrite
Phosphophyllite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pigeonite
'Pinite'
Pollucite
Powellite
Prehnite
Pseudolaueite
Purpurite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Citrine
var: Milky Quartz
var: Pseudocubic Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Realgar
Reddingite
Rhodochrosite
Robertsite
Rockbridgeite
Roscherite
Rossmanite
Rutherfordine
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
Scheelite
Schoepite
Schoonerite
Schorl
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Sekaninaite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
Sillimanite
var: Fibrolite
Souzalite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
Stewartite
Strengite
Strunzite
'Strunzite Group'
Switzerite
Tantalite-(Mn)
'Tapiolite'
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Tenorite
Titanite
Todorokite
Topaz
Torbernite
Tosudite
var: Lithium Tosudite
'Tourmaline'
'var: Achroite'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Triphylite
Triplite
Triploidite
'Turgite'
'Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Zigrasite)'
Uralolite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranophane
Ushkovite
Vandendriesscheite
Vanmeersscheite
Vesuvianite
Vivianite
Walentaite
Wardite
Whitlockite
Whitmoreite
Wodginite
Wollastonite
Wölsendorfite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Xanthoxenite
Zanazziite
Zigrasite (TL)
'Zinnwaldite'
Zircon
Zoisite


331 entries listed. 200 valid minerals. 8 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

New detailed Mineralogy of Oxford County, Maine in progress. First Volume appearing in mid-2012.

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