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Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #10 locality, Hardwick, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
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Fluorite
Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #10 locality, Hardwick, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA

Photo: 2008 Peter Cristofono
Latitude: 42°22'59"N
Longitude: 72°9'34"W
 
 
A large rock dump left by the construction of a water tunnel (Quabbin Aqueduct).

Mineral List

Albite
'Allanite'
Anglesite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Babingtonite
Calcite
'Chlorite Group'
Epidote
Fluorite
Galena
Goethite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
'Heulandite'
Ilmenite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Laumontite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Microcline
Opal
var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase
Prehnite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rutile
Sphalerite
'Stilbite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
Tremolite ?
Zircon


33 entries listed. 23 valid minerals.

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References

Shaub, B. M. (1941): Occurrence and Origin of Babingtonite and Other Minerals From Quabbin Aqueduct, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 26:121.)

Hiller, John (1974). Massachusetts Mines and Minerals. (priv. pub.)

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