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Copesville, East Bradford Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
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Copesville- not defined -
East Bradford TownshipTownship
Chester Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 57' 30'' North , 75° 39' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
West Chester19,842 (2017)4.3km
Downingtown7,946 (2017)6.6km
Thorndale3,407 (2017)8.3km
Exton4,842 (2017)8.5km
Lionville6,189 (2017)10.6km

Ref.: Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pgs. 89, 167

Exposures near Copesville, om the Brandywine Creek, and in the banks, guters and fields for a mile along the road to West Chester, including a small quarry on the creek road (Apatite occurrence). Wissahickon gneiss and pegmatite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 167
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 167
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 167
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 167

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

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