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Calcite from
Rollstone Hill Quarry, Fitchburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA

Description
Comments:Rare calcite veins occur in the granite.
Habit:massive
Colour:white
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hitchen, 1935; P. Cristofono collection.
Associated minerals:
Associates:Fluorite
Ilmenite
Muscovite
Quartz
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rollstone Hill Quarry, Fitchburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
4.7km (2.9 miles) Route 13 area, Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
22.1km (13.7 miles) Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #2 locality, Holden, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
23.9km (14.8 miles) Aggregate Industries Quarry (San-Val Quarry), Littleton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
25.9km (16.1 miles) Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #6 locality, Rutland, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) Berlin, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
26.2km (16.3 miles) Boxborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) Interstate 290/Interstate 495 interchange road cuts, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
31.1km (19.4 miles) Mine Falls Park, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
31.4km (19.5 miles) Paxton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
31.4km (19.5 miles) Route 101/101A road cuts, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
33.4km (20.7 miles) Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
33.5km (20.8 miles) Millstone Hill quarry, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Marlborough Junction locality, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
36.1km (22.4 miles) Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #10 locality, Hardwick, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
36.6km (22.7 miles) Hudson, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
38.0km (23.6 miles) Carlisle, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
42.7km (26.5 miles) Dracut, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
43.2km (26.9 miles) Pelham, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
43.6km (27.1 miles) Joppa Hill, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
43.8km (27.2 miles) Wayland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
44.4km (27.6 miles) Pulpit Road locality, Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
47.0km (29.2 miles) Aggregate Industries Quarry (Bayer-Mingolla Quarry; Trimount Quarry), Ashland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
47.3km (29.4 miles) Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
48.1km (29.9 miles) Windham, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
52.7km (32.8 miles) Wellesley, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
52.9km (32.9 miles) Route 28 area, Windham, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
53.8km (33.4 miles) Manchester, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
54.3km (33.7 miles) Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
54.4km (33.8 miles) Milford, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
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