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Ryerson Hill Quarries, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
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Latitude: 44°17'44"N
Longitude: 70°28'1"W
 
 
A beryl prospect in the Oxford pegmatite field. Recent mining during 2000/2003 has uncovered many secondary phosphates previously unknown from this locality.

Mineral List

Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Almandine
Arsenopyrite
Beraunite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine ?
var: Heliodor ?
Calcite
Columbite-(Fe)
Cookeite
'Dahllite'
Diadochite
Earlshannonite
Eosphorite
Fairfieldite
Fluorapatite
'Gummite'
Gypsum
Heterosite
Hureaulite
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylherderite
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
Laueite
Löllingite ?
Ludlamite
Messelite
Metaswitzerite ?
Microcline
Mitridatite
Muscovite
Opal
var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase
Phosphosiderite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Realgar
Rockbridgeite
Schorl
Scorodite
Siderite
Sphalerite
Stewartite
Strunzite
Switzerite
Triphylite
Uraninite
Vivianite
Whitmoreite
Xanthoxenite
Zircon


54 entries listed. 46 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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