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Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USAi
Regional Level Types
Newton- not defined -
Middlesex Co.County
MassachusettsState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 20' 13'' North , 71° 12' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Newton88,817 (2017)0.0km
Watertown31,915 (2017)4.4km
Waltham63,378 (2017)4.9km
Needham28,886 (2017)6.2km
Belmont24,729 (2017)7.0km


Newton was incorporated as the town of Cambridge Village in 1688. The town was renamed Newtown in 1691, and in 1766 the name was shortened to Newton. Newton became a city in 1873.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Chrysotile ?
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: P Cristofono collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Smith, Samuel Francis (1880): History of Newton, Massachusetts, p. 14
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
'Mica Group'
Reference: King's handbook of Newton, Massachusetts by Sweetser, M. F. (Moses Foster)
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Smith, Samuel Francis (1880): History of Newton, Massachusetts, p. 14.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Smith, Samuel Francis (1880): History of Newton, Massachusetts, p. 14 Sweetser, M. F. (1889): King's handbook of Newton, Massachusetts, p. 309
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Chrysotile ?9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile ?71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O SideriteFeCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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