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Keith Quarry (Towne Quarry), West Mount Apatite District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 70° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Granite pegmatite. A gemstone and specimen quarry (tourmaline) in pegmatite. Western Mt. Apatite group. - Oxford pegmatite field. Leased by John Seaver Towne, Brunswick, ME (jeweler & gemologist).

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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.
Rocks & Minerals (1934): 9: 15-16.
Maine Federation Club (1973), Guidebook 1 to Mineral Collecting in the Maine Pegmatite Belt: 2.
Rocks & Minerals (1987): 62: 419.
Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V. (1998), Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed., King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.

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