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White Oak, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 2' 57'' North , 76° 58' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Oak17,403 (2011)1.5km
Hillandale6,043 (2011)2.6km
Colesville14,647 (2011)3.5km
Kemp Mill12,564 (2011)3.5km
Fairland23,681 (2011)3.6km


Pegmatite exposed during apartment construction in 1968, on SW side of the Paint Branch River, south of Highway 29. Outcrops of mica schist along Paint Branch downhill from the apartment complex have small, but well-formed, dodecahedral crystals of almandine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Cordua, Bill (1969) Mineralogy of a newly exposed granite near White Oaks, MD: Rocks and Minerals: 44 (2): 114-115.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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