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Acushnet Quarry (P. J. Keating Quarry; Tilcon Capaldi Quarry; Warren Brothers Quarry; Blue Stone Quarry; Old Bluestone Quarry), Acushnet, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
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Latitude: 41°40'25"N
Longitude: 70°54'7"W
 
 
A large crushed stone quarry originally operated by the Blue Stone Quarry Co. Opened prior to 1921.

Mineral List

Albite
var: Pericline
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite

Analcime
Calcite
'Chabazite'
'var: Phacolite'
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Epidote
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
'Heulandite'
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Malachite
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Prehnite
Pyrite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

Rutile
'Stilbite'
Titanite
Zoisite


29 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

Cahoon, James C. (1985). Massachusetts: A Classic Swiss Alpine Cleft Mineral Region, Boston Mineralogical Symposium program book, May 1985.

BMC (?) News (2005) (September).

Tacker, R. Christ (2008). Carbonate in igneous and metamorphic fluorapatite: Two type A and two type B substitutions. American Mineralogist: 93(1): 168-176.

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