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Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 57' 43'' North , 72° 26' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Westmoreland1,861 (2017)0.0km
Putney523 (2017)6.6km
Chesterfield3,773 (2017)8.6km
Surry717 (2017)11.6km
Westminster282 (2017)11.8km


Westmoreland is a town, incorporated in 1752.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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

28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Min 80:247-248
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Tom Mortimer collection - www.mindatnh.org
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min 80:247-248
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Clays'
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Min 80:247-248
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tom Mortimer collection - www.mindatnh.org
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1096; Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: P Cristofono collection
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Rutley, 12th Ed. (1900)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.; Mineralogical Record (1990) 21:203-213
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min 80:247-248
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min 80:247-248
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
'Turgite'
Reference: P. Cristofono collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
'Turgite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Turgite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CerussitePbCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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Ref.: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1096.

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