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Pfizer Company Marble Quarry (New England Lime Co. quarry; NELCO quarry; Specialty Minerals Inc.; Minerals Technologies Inc.; Canaan Limestone Quarry; Connecticut Lime Company; Canaan Lime Company; Lewis Quarry), Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Melanterite7.CB.35FeSO4 · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
8.BN.05(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn3+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-FeO(OH) · nH2O
'Mountain Leather'-
'Serpentine Group'-D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O

23 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.


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