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Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USAi
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Norfolk Co.County
MassachusettsState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 12' 22'' North , 71° 0' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Braintree33,509 (2017)1.9km
Quincy93,618 (2017)5.2km
Weymouth54,395 (2017)5.6km
Holbrook10,791 (2017)5.7km
Randolph32,112 (2017)5.7km


The town of Braintree was incorporated in 1640. In 2008 it became a city, with a mayor-council government.

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13 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Ex: Andrew Abban Collection 1993
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: P Cristofono collection , 2008
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Personally collected by Kevin Czaja.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
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)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
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.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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