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Wheeler Quarries, Gilead, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

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Wheeler Quarries, Gilead, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Photo: Van King
Granite pegmatite. Oxford pegmatite field.
Ref.: (in part): Rocks & Min.: 57:52.

There are two large Wheeler Quarries and some prospects. Because access is through West Bethel, many labels incorrectly show this settlement as the "town" where the Wheeler Quarries are located.

Mineral List

Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Almandine
Annite
Autunite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine ?
Biotite
Chalcopyrite
Chrysoberyl
Columbite-(Fe)
Cryptomelane
Dumortierite
Goethite
Limonite
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Muscovite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz
Schorl
Torbernite
Zircon


26 entries listed. 19 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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