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Estes Quarry, West Baldwin, Baldwin, Cumberland Co., Maine, USA
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Aggregate quarry in West Baldwin. Granite pegmatite.

Mineral List

Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Almandine
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
Autunite
Beraunite
Beryl
Beryllonite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'
Childrenite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
Diadochite
Dolomite
Elbaite
Eosphorite
Epidote
Fairfieldite
Falsterite
Fluorapatite
Gahnite
Galena
Graphite
Greenockite
Greifensteinite
Heterosite
Hydroxylapatite
Hydroxylherderite
'Jahnsite'
Jahnsite-(CaMnMn) ?
Laueite ?
Lithiophilite
Löllingite
Meta-autunite ?
Microcline
Mitridatite
Molybdenite
Montebrasite
Moraesite
Muscovite
var: Lithian Muscovite
Opal
var: Opal-AN
Orthoclase ?
Phosphosiderite
Purpurite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rockbridgeite
Roscherite
Schoonerite
Schorl
Siderite
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Strunzite
Switzerite
Todorokite
'Tourmaline'
Triphylite
Uralolite
Uraninite
Väyrynenite
Vivianite
Whitmoreite ?
Zircon


75 entries listed. 62 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Rocks and Minerals (1999): 74: 188, 189.

Mineral News (2000): 16(1): 1,4,5.

Thompson, Woodrow B.; Gene T. Bearss, Alexander U. Falster, William B. Simmons, and James W. Nizamoff (2000). The Estes Quarry, Cumberland County, Maine: A New Pegmatite Mineral Locality. Rocks & Minerals 75:408-418.

Nizamoff, J. W.; A. U. Falster, and W. B. Simmons (2004). New data on roscherite-group minerals from New England, South Dakota and Brazil, Rocks & Minerals 79:341-342.

Bearss, Gene (2010). "What's New at the Estes Quarry" Micromounters of New England 2010 Symposium presentation.

Falster, A. U., Nizamoff, J. W., Bearss, and Simmons, W. B. (2011), A Second U. S. Location for Väyrynenite - The Estes Quarry, West Baldwin, Maine and New Data on Vayrynenite from Wisconsin and Pakistan, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts: 18-20.

Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Simmons, W.B., Nizamoff, J.W., Whitmore, R.W. (2012): Falsterite, Ca2MgMn2+2(Fe2+0.5Fe3+0.5)4Zn4(PO4)8(OH)4(H2O)14, a new secondary phosphate mineral from the Palermo No. 1 pegmatite, North Groton, New Hampshire. American Mineralogist: 97: 496-502.

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