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Slattery Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USAi
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Slattery QuarryQuarry
Paris- not defined -
Oxford Co.County
MaineState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 15' 37'' North , 70° 28' 52'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.26028,-70.48111
GeoHash:G#: drvgu1m4z
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Paris5,073 (2017)1.6km
South Paris2,267 (2017)4.8km
Norway2,748 (2017)7.2km
Hebron1,095 (2017)9.1km
Buckfield1,791 (2017)9.8km


Feldspar quarry in pegmatite located on Christian Ridge. First worked in 1918. (Ref.: Stevens, 1972: Gems & Minerals of Oxford Co.)

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Description: "One large crystal by Charles Marble" Morrill et al. 1959. Also "bird nest" clusters of crystals (perhaps to several cm) found in albite cavities.
Reference: Morrill et al, 1959, Maine Mines and Minerals.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl var: Aquamarine ?
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: No reference listed
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Van King
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stevens, 1972. Gems & Minerals of Oxford Co.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine ?9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine ?
-Be3Al2Si6O18
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
SiSilicon
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Llandovery
433.4 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2815269
Silurian Sangerville Formation, Anasagunticook member

Age: Llandovery (433.4 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Anasagunticook Member

Description: Silurian Sangerville Formation Anasagunticook member

Comments: In western sequence of central Maine trough, divided into a main body, lower member near Woodstock (schist and granofels probably equivalent to member B), upper member near Woodstock (schist and granofels probably equivalent to member C), member A (in turn divided into gray shale and massive sandstone facies, massive sandstone facies, and polymict conglomerate facies), member B (in turn divided into quartz-rich, polymictic conglomerate facies and gray shale and sandstone facies), and member C (in turn divided into quartz conglomerate, sandstone, and gray shale; impure limestone and quartz conglomerate lenses; and upper gray shale and sandstone). (ME004) Unit description from USGS GEOLEX website (ME078). E - Epidote-amphibolite facies; AA - Low rank amphibolite facies; AB - Medium rank amphibolite facies; Protolith H - Lithic sandstone and conglomerate. Original map source: Digital bedrock data downloaded from Maine Office of GIS in September 2005; permission to redistribute these data granted by Dr. Robert Marvinney, State Geologist of Maine, in September 2006. Based on 1985 paper geologic map (Reference ME002).

Lithology: Major:{metasandstone}, Minor:{metasiltstone,slate,marble}

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]

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