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Outback prospect (Gross prospect), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USAi
Regional Level Types
Outback prospect (Gross prospect)Prospect
Greenwood- not defined -
Oxford Co.County
MaineState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 17' 36'' North , 70° 38' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Greenwood834 (2017)2.9km
West Paris1,790 (2017)6.3km
Woodstock1,263 (2017)9.4km
Norway2,748 (2017)11.6km
Paris5,073 (2017)11.7km


A pegmatite prospect located "down slope from the West Hayes Ledge Quarry". Formerly called the Gross prospect.

Mineralization is hosted in a granite pegmatite.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Van King; Steve Bonney Collection
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Steve Bonney Collection
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Peter Cristofono collection, 2017
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Van King
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Steve Bonney Collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Peter Cristofono collection, 2017
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Steve Bonney Collection
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Van King
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Van King
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Van King
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Van King
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Van King
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Van King
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Van King
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Van King
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Van King

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Cookeite9.EC.55(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Cookeite71.4.1.2(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Li Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O CassiteriteSnO2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185212
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Llandovery
433.4 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2870550
Silurian Sangerville Formation, Anasagunticook member

Age: Llandovery (433.4 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Anasagunticook Member

Description: Silurian Sangerville Formation Anasagunticook member

Comments: In western sequence of central Maine trough, divided into a main body, lower member near Woodstock (schist and granofels probably equivalent to member B), upper member near Woodstock (schist and granofels probably equivalent to member C), member A (in turn divided into gray shale and massive sandstone facies, massive sandstone facies, and polymict conglomerate facies), member B (in turn divided into quartz-rich, polymictic conglomerate facies and gray shale and sandstone facies), and member C (in turn divided into quartz conglomerate, sandstone, and gray shale; impure limestone and quartz conglomerate lenses; and upper gray shale and sandstone). (ME004) Unit description from USGS GEOLEX website (ME078). E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate. Original map source: Digital bedrock data downloaded from Maine Office of GIS in September 2005; permission to redistribute these data granted by Dr. Robert Marvinney, State Geologist of Maine, in September 2006. Based on 1985 paper geologic map (Reference ME002).

Lithology: Major:{metasandstone}, Minor:{metasiltstone,slate,marble}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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