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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||43° North , 72° West (est.)|
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Vermont was a independent republic from 1777 to 1791. It joined the United States in 1791, becoming the fourteenth state.
There are 14 counties in Vermont. The counties are subdivided into 242 towns, 9 cities, 3 gores and 1 grant. [Source: US Census Bureau]
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
167 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
Localities in this Region
- ⭔Addison Co.
- ⭔Bennington Co.
- ⭔Caledonia Co.
- ⭔Chittenden Co.
- ⭔Essex Co.
- ⭔Franklin Co.
- ⭔Grand Isle Co.
- Green Mts
- ⭔Lamoille Co.
- ⭔Orange Co.
- Town of Vershire
- West Fairlee
- Orleans & Lamoille Cos.
- ⭔Orleans Co.
- ⭔Rutland Co.
- Rutland Co.
- Fair Haven
- Mount Holly
- Mount Tabor
- West Rutland
- ⭔Washington Co.
- Barre area granite quarries
- ⭔Windham Co.
- Saxtons River Village
- Town of Athens
- ⭔Windsor Co.
- Ascutney Mountain complex
- Hinchman prospect
- Rutland Co.
This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
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Hitchcock, Edward; Hager, Albert D.; Hitchcock, Edward, Jr., and Hitchcock, Charles H. (1861): Report On The Geology Of Vermont: Descriptive, Theoretical, Economical, And Scenographical. 2 Volumes, Claremont Manufacturing Co., Claremont, New Hampshire, 988 pp.
Lucarini, Carl, (1938) Mineral Localities in Vermont, Report of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers, v. 40, p. 83-90.
Morrill, P. and Chaffee, R. G. (1957): Vermont mines and mineral localities. Part I – Southern Vermont, Hanover, 43 pp.
Morrill, P. and Chaffee, R. G. (1964): Vermont mines and mineral localities. Part II, 54 pp.
Grant, R. W. (1968): Mineral collecting in Vermont. Special publication No. 2, Vermont Geological Survey, 49 pp.
Van Diver, B. B. (1987): Roadside Geology Of Vermont And New Hampshire. Missoula, 230 pp.
Peterson, E. U., Ed. (1993): Selected Mineral Deposits Of Vermont And The Adirondack Mountains Of New York. Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series Volume 17, Ft. Collins, 1993, 73 pp.
Ratcliffe, N.M., Stanley, R.S., Gale, M.H., Thompson, P.J., and Walsh, G.J., (2011) Bedrock geologic map of Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3184, 3 sheets, scale 1:100,000.