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Trenton Quarry (Trenton Flint and Spar Quarry; G. D. Willes Quarry), Topsham, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USAi
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Trenton Quarry (Trenton Flint and Spar Quarry; G. D. Willes Quarry)Quarry
Topsham- not defined -
Sagadahoc Co.County
MaineState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° North , 69° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Brunswick pegmatite field.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: Transparent, flawless, doubly terminated crystals to 12 cm were found in pockets in the 1890's.
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
'Biotite'
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Habit: Crystals to 15 feet
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Rocks & Min.: 9:127.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998; Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

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 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
'Biotite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6

References

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Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
King, V. T., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; Rocks & Minerals- 9-127


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