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Salem, New London Co., Connecticut, USAi
Regional Level Types
Salem- not defined -
New London Co.County
ConnecticutState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 29' 25'' North , 72° 16' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Salem4,183 (2017)0.0km
Montville Center20,180 (2017)10.4km
Colchester4,781 (2017)10.6km
Oxoboxo River3,165 (2017)13.5km
Moodus1,413 (2017)14.6km


A populated place.

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Henderson, William A., Jr, and Michael Haritos. (1989), Amethyst Scepters, Salem, New London County, Connecticut. Rocks & Minerals: 64(6).
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Rocks & Min. vol. 64 (1989)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Rocks & Min. vol. 64 (1989)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Habit: elongate prisms
Colour: pistachio green
Description: Micro-crystals in fractures
Reference: Collected by Fred Schuster
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min. vol. 64 (1989)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Habit: anhedral
Colour: metallic
Description: Small flakes with pyrite in vein in gneiss.
Reference: Former Ed Force collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Visual ID by Mike Polletta And Jeremy Zolan
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: grains
Description: With molybdenite in vein in gneiss.
Reference: Former Ed Force collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Habit: bortyoidal
Colour: orange
Description: A thin layer formed between two generations of quartz crystal growth on some specimens.
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Habit: bortyoidal
Colour: orange
Description: A thin layer formed between two generations of quartz crystal growth on some specimens.
Reference: Harold Moritz collection
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals, Dec 1989
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals, Dec 1989
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Description: Rosettes identified by John Pawlowski..
Reference: Visual ID by Mike Polletta And Jeremy Zolan

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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