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West Shrewsbury steatite locality, Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USAi
Regional Level Types
West Shrewsbury steatite locality- not defined -
Shrewsbury- not defined -
Worcester Co.County
MassachusettsState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 21' 7'' North , 71° 54' 28'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
'Scapolite'
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Scapolite'-
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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