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Basin Locality, Phippsburg, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USA

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Basin Locality, Phippsburg, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USA

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Ref.: (in part):Rocks & Min.: 16:279; 62:429.
Calc-silicate deposit. This is an outcrop on the river shore. Known at least by the early nineteenth century, possibly late 1820's and visited by Charles Jackson in 1836 and afterwards. Many minerals have been erroneously reported in the last two centuries.

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Fluorapatite and Odd Facts about the Basin Locality, Maine by Douglas Watts


Mineral List

Calcite
Clinozoisite
Diopside
Fluorapatite
Grossular
Meionite
Pargasite ?
Pyrite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

Scheelite
Titanite


12 entries listed. 11 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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