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K Feldspar from
Joppa Hill, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA

Mineral Species
Species:K Feldspar
Formula:KAlSi3O8
Description
Comments:1 mm subhedral white crystals in massive grossular were found by EDS analysis (Kerry Day, 2008) to be microcline or orthoclase.
Colour:white
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:P Cristofono collection
Associated minerals:
Associates:Diopside
Grossular
Vesuvianite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view K Feldspar data
Locality Data:Click here to view Joppa Hill, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
Nearest other occurrences of K Feldspar
22.2km (13.8 miles) A Bow, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA
77.7km (48.3 miles) B New Salem, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
93.5km (58.1 miles) C Worlds End, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA
98.5km (61.2 miles) D Lorusso Wrentham Quarry, Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
107.6km (66.9 miles) E King prospect, Wentworth, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
133.4km (82.9 miles) F Assonet Village, Freetown, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
151.3km (94.0 miles) G Twin Mountain Quarry (Beech Hill Quarry; Pike Industries Quarry), Carroll, Coos Co., New Hampshire, USA
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