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Granite Hill, Cuttingsville, Shrewsbury, Rutland Co., Vermont, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 29' 0'' North , 72° 53' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.48333,-72.89500
GeoHash:G#: drspm5zkz
Locality type:Hill
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A summit (hill).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
'Apatite'
Reference: Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996); Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
'Biotite'
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996); Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
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; Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996); Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.95979
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996); Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Grant, 1968. Mineral Collecting in Vermont; Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Grant, 1968. Mineral Collecting in Vermont; Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996); Eggleston, J. W., 1918, Eruptive rocks at Cuttingsville, Vermont: Am. Jour. Sci., v. 45 (4th series), p. 377-410.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Ferrimolybdite'7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Cancrinite'9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
'Fayalite'9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
'Ferro-hornblende'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Nepheline'9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Sodalite'9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
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
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O CorundumAl2O3
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
SiSilicon
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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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Cenomanian - Albian
93.9 - 113 Ma



ID: 2761485
Cuttingsville stock - essexite

Age: Cretaceous (93.9 - 113 Ma)

Description: Essexite (alkali gabbro). Part of the White Mountain Igneous Suite; Cuttingsville stock - Composite stock and intrusive breccia dikes consisting of augite and hastingsite syenite, nepheline and sodalite syenite, essexite, and monzodiorite. Associated dikes of monchiquite, camptonite, boston-ite, and spessartite. Average of five K-Ar ages 101 Ma; ages range between 103±4 and 99±2 Ma (Armstrong and Stump, 1971).

Lithology: Major:{gabbro}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3192682
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss; paragneiss

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]

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

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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.
Rocks & Minerals (1996): 71.


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