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Interstate highway 91 exit 5, Westminster, Windham Co., Vermont, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 5' 30'' North , 72° 27' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.09194,-72.45639
GeoHash:G#: drsmphwug
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Westminster282 (2017)2.7km
Walpole605 (2017)2.8km
North Westminster247 (2017)3.0km
Bellows Falls3,048 (2017)4.7km
North Walpole828 (2017)5.3km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Robinson, Douglas (1996). Refining Local Mineralogy: Two Calcite Deposits in Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, Mineral News 12(5): 1-2.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Robinson, Douglas (1996). Refining Local Mineralogy: Two Calcite Deposits in Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, Mineral News 12(5): 1-2.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Robinson, Douglas (1996). Refining Local Mineralogy: Two Calcite Deposits in Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, Mineral News 12(5): 1-2.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Johannes Swarts collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AnataseTiO2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F

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: 3186140
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Early Devonian - Pridoli
393.3 - 423 Ma



ID: 2988658
Waits River Formation - muscovite porphyroblastic carbonaceous schist member (staurolite-grade rocks)

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 423 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Waits River Formation

Description: Dark-gray to coaly-black, fine-grained plagioclase-muscovite-quartz schist and metawacke, shown southeast of Springfield; in part correlative with staurolite-grade rocks mapped as Littleton Formation (Dl) flanking the Vernon dome (shown as DSwb/Dl). Part of the Connecticut Valley Trough.

Comments: Original map source: 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.

Lithology: Major:{muscovite schist,metagraywacke}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Robinson, Douglas (1996). Refining Local Mineralogy: Two Calcite Deposits in Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, Mineral News 12(5): 1-2.


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