Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

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

Mineral Species
Species:'K Feldspar' (not an IMA apprroved species)
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
12.6km (7.8 miles) A Route 101/101A road cuts, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) B Wilton Crushed Stone Quarry (Pike Industries Quarry; Quinn Brothers Quarry; LAW Inc. Quarry), Wilton, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
18.9km (11.8 miles) C Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry (Pike Industries Quarry), Hooksett, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) D Bow, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA
33.0km (20.5 miles) E Pulpit Rock area, Pelham, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
43.0km (26.7 miles) F Aggregate Industries Quarry (San-Val Quarry), Littleton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
45.5km (28.2 miles) G PJ Keating Quarry (Lunenburg Quarry), Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
60.4km (37.6 miles) H Interstate Route 495/State Route 62 interchange (I-495 exit #26), Berlin, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
62.8km (39.1 miles) I Blueberry Mountain Quarry (Blueberry Hill), Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
66.5km (41.3 miles) J Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
77.3km (48.1 miles) K Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #10 locality, Hardwick, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
77.5km (48.2 miles) L Rockingham, Windham Co., Vermont, USA
77.7km (48.3 miles) M New Salem, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
93.5km (58.1 miles) N Worlds End, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA
94.5km (58.7 miles) O Warren, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
95.3km (59.2 miles) P Uxbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
98.5km (61.2 miles) Q Lorusso Wrentham Quarry, Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
103.5km (64.3 miles) R Brimfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
106.7km (66.3 miles) S Diamond Hill, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
107.6km (66.9 miles) T King prospect, Wentworth, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
110.2km (68.5 miles) U Poker Hill, Ashton, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
112.6km (70.0 miles) V Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Lincoln, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
125.5km (78.0 miles) W Neutaconkanut Hill, Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
133.0km (82.7 miles) X Hurricane Mountain localities, North Conway, Conway, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
133.4km (82.9 miles) Y Assonet Village, Freetown, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
135.4km (84.1 miles) Z Iron Mountain Mines, Bartlett, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
139.9km (86.9 miles) 0 Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
150.9km (93.7 miles) 1 Acushnet Quarry (P. J. Keating Quarry; Tilcon Capaldi Quarry; Warren Brothers Quarry; Blue Stone Quarry; Old Bluestone Quarry), Acushnet, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
151.3km (94.0 miles) 2 Twin Mountain Quarry (Beech Hill Quarry; Pike Industries Quarry), Carroll, Coos Co., New Hampshire, USA
161.2km (100.2 miles) 3 State Route 2 roadcut, Marlborough, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
168.7km (104.9 miles) 4 "Foothold Cleft", Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
172.5km (107.2 miles) 5 State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
181.6km (112.8 miles) 6 Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
181.6km (112.9 miles) 7 State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
205.8km (127.9 miles) 8 Nonnewaug River Industrial Park, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
208.6km (129.6 miles) 9 Barrett Brothers Quarry (D and J Quarry), Beacon Falls, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2016, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 4, 2016 12:18:14
Go to top of page