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Quartz from
Barker Hill Quarry (Rusk Quarry; Townsend Quarry), Townsend, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dale, T. Nelson (1910). Supplementary Notes on the Commercial Granites of New England. (USGS Bulletin 470).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Barker Hill Quarry (Rusk Quarry; Townsend Quarry), Townsend, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
11.6km (7.2 miles) A Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
12.5km (7.8 miles) B Route 13 area, Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) C Burns Hill area, Milford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) D Rollstone Hill Quarry, Fitchburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) E Milford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) F Route 101/101A road cuts, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
18.7km (11.6 miles) G PJ Keating Quarry (Lunenburg Quarry), Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
19.2km (11.9 miles) H Wilton Crushed Stone Quarry (Pike Industries Quarry; Quinn Brothers Quarry), Wilton, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
19.9km (12.3 miles) I Route 101A construction site, Merrimack, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
20.4km (12.7 miles) J Mine Falls Park, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
20.7km (12.8 miles) K Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
21.5km (13.4 miles) L Long Hill, Leominster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) M Jungle Road area, Leominster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
23.4km (14.5 miles) N Lyndeborough, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
24.7km (15.4 miles) O Aggregate Industries Quarry (San-Val Quarry), Littleton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) P Hudson, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) Q Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
26.5km (16.5 miles) R Rose Mountain, Lyndeborough, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
27.5km (17.1 miles) S Route 101 magnetite locality, Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
27.6km (17.1 miles) T Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) U Merrimack, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
29.0km (18.0 miles) V Sterling, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) W Joppa Hill, Amherst, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
30.2km (18.7 miles) X Pulpit Road locality, Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
30.5km (19.0 miles) Y Cortland Drive road cuts, Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
32.4km (20.1 miles) Z Bolton Lime Quarries (Bolton Quarry; Whitcomb Quarry; Hildreth Quarry), Bolton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
33.4km (20.7 miles) 0 Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) 1 Fitzwilliam, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) 2 Pelham, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) 3 Monadnock Mountain (Mount Monadnock), Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
35.0km (21.8 miles) 4 Pulpit Rock area, Pelham, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
35.3km (21.9 miles) 5 PJ Keating Quarry (Dracut Quarry; Condon Quarry), Dracut, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) 6 Londonderry, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
36.0km (22.4 miles) 7 Quabbin Aqueduct Shaft #2 locality, Holden, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
36.0km (22.4 miles) 8 Hancock, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
36.3km (22.6 miles) 9 Dracut, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
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