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Cheapside Quarry (East Deerfield Quarry; Trew Corp. Quarry), Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USAi
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Cheapside Quarry (East Deerfield Quarry; Trew Corp. Quarry)Quarry
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Franklin Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 34' 5'' North , 72° 34' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Greenfield19,753 (2017)2.8km
Deerfield643 (2017)3.4km
Turners Falls4,470 (2017)4.4km
Montague8,637 (2017)5.1km
Millers Falls1,139 (2017)7.2km


Active quarry in Deerfield basalt.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Habit: short prisms with complex modifications
Colour: black
Reference: Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.119140
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: EDS analysis by Terry Day
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Chlorophaeite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Reference: Shannon, Earl V. (1920) Diabantite, stilpnomelane, and chalcodite from Westfield (Proc. Unites States Nat. Mus. 57), p. 401.; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: P Cristofono collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Datolite var: Botryolite
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Paul Gilmore and Ken Gliesman specimens
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Jim Cahoon collection/ S. Pavadore collection
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Habit: hemispherical aggregates of tabular crystals
Colour: pale green
Reference: Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.119140; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: elongated prisms
Colour: colorless, frosty exterior
Description: Crystals to 3 cm, doubly-terminated with frosted exterior.
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974; Mineralogical Record (1990) 21:203-213
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; P Cristofono collection
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
'Wad'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Iron Rose4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
var: Botryolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Chlorophaeite-(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Axinite Group'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Chlorophaeite-(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Datolite
var: Botryolite
-CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
FeIron
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Chlorophaeite(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2956626
Turner Falls Sandstone

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Turner Falls Sandstone

Description: Reddish-brown to pale red arkosic sandstone, and gray sandstone, gray siltstone, and black shale interpreted as lake beds.

Comments: Part of Mesozoic Basins (Jurassic and Triassic Rocks); Sedimentary and Volcanic Rocks of Deerfield and Northfield Basins. Original map source: Unpublished Digital Geologic Map of Massachusetts received from Rudi Hon of Boston College in 1998; based on the 1983 USGS paper version (MA002).

Lithology: Major:{sandstone,siltstone,black shale}

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3188891
Mesozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Connecticut Valley Basin

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; conglomerate,arkose,shale,arenite

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]

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References

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Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
White, John S. and Cook, Robert B. (1990). Amethyst Occurrences of the Eastern United States. Mineralogical Record 21:203-213.


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