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Oxford Co., Maine, USA

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Nevel Quarry. Triphylite zone on right.

Nevel Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Nevel Quarry. Triphylite zone on right.

Nevel Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Nevel Quarry. Triphylite zone on right.

Nevel Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
 
Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 70° West (est.)
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Museums in region:


A region in western Maine, well-known for gem-producing granite pegmatites. Mount Mica Quarry, Paris; Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, and Bennett Quarry, Buckfield are the most note worthy for gem production, especially elbaite and related tourmalines.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

var: Peristerite

var: Zygadite

Almandine

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

Amblygonite

var: Hebronite

Anatase

Ankerite

Annite

Anorthite

Anthophyllite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Augelite

Augite

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe)

Bavenite

Beidellite

Beraunite

Bermanite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Caesium Beryl (FRL)

var: Goshenite

var: Heliodor

var: Morganite

Beryllonite (TL)

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Brazilianite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'

Childrenite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

'Cimolite'

Clinochlore

Clinozoisite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

'Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series'

Cookeite (TL)

Crandallite

Cryptomelane

'Cymatolite'

Diadochite

Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)

Diopside

Dravite

Dumortierite

Earlshannonite

Elbaite

Eleonorite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Fairfieldite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Ferrisicklerite

Ferrostrunzite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

var: Manganapatite

var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Fluornatromicrolite

Foitite

Fourmarierite

Gahnite

Gainesite (TL)

Galena

'Garnet'

Gedrite

Glucine

Goethite

Gold

Gorceixite

Goyazite

Graftonite

Graphite

Greenockite

Greifensteinite

Grossular

'Gummite'

Gypsum

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-7Å

Hematite

Heterosite

'Heterosite-Purpurite Series'

Hisingerite

'Hornblende'

Humite

Hureaulite

Hurlbutite

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylherderite

Ice

Ilmenite

'Indicolite'

'Jahnsite'

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kastningite

'K Feldspar'

Kosnarite (TL)

'Labradorite'

Lacroixite

Landesite

Laueite

'Lepidolite'

Leucophosphite

'Limonite'

Lithiophilite

Löllingite

Ludlamite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Mangangordonite (TL)

Mccrillisite (TL)

Meionite

Messelite

Meta-autunite

Metaswitzerite

Metatorbernite

Metauranospinite

Metavanmeersscheite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Microlite Group

Milarite

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

Montebrasite

Montmorillonite

Moraesite

Muscovite

var: Damourite

var: Sericite

Nontronite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Perhamite (TL)

Petalite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

Phosphoferrite

Phosphophyllite

Phosphosiderite

Phosphuranylite

Pigeonite

'Pinite'

Pollucite

Powellite

Prehnite

Pseudolaueite

Purpurite

Pyrite

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Citrine

var: Milky Quartz

var: Pseudocubic Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Realgar

Reddingite

Rhodochrosite

Robertsite

Rockbridgeite

Roscherite

Rossmanite

'Rubellite'

Rutherfordine

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

Scheelite

Schoepite

Schoonerite

Schorl

Scorodite

Scorzalite

Sekaninaite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

Sillimanite

var: Fibrolite

Souzalite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spodumene

var: Kunzite

Staurolite

Stewartite

Strengite

Strunzite

'Strunzite Group'

Switzerite

Tantalite-(Mn)

'Tapiolite'

Tapiolite-(Fe)

Tenorite

Titanite

Todorokite

Topaz

Torbernite

Tosudite

var: Lithium Tosudite

'Tourmaline'

'var: Achroite'

'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Triphylite

Triplite

Triploidite

'Turgite'

'UM1956-01-O:HPbU'

'Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Zigrasite)'

Uralolite

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Ushkovite

Vandendriesscheite

Vanmeersscheite

'Verdelite'

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

Walentaite

Wardite

Whitlockite

Whitmoreite

Wodginite

Wollastonite

Wölsendorfite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xanthoxenite

Zanazziite

Zigrasite (TL)

'Zinnwaldite'

Zircon

Zoisite


200 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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Bastin, E. S. (1911): Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine. U. S. Geol. Surv. Bull. 445, 152 pp. [https://pubs.usgs.gov/bul/0445/report.pdf]
Landes, K. K. (1925): Paragenesis of the granitic pegmatites of central Maine. American Mineralogist, 10, 355-411. [http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/collectors_corner/arc/mepeg.htm]
New detailed Mineralogy of Oxford County, Maine in progress.

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