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Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension, West Mount Apatite District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USAi
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Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° North , 70° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km


Granite pegmatite. Western Mt. Apatite group. - Oxford pegmatite field. (The Dionne extension to the Pulsifer Quarry was excavated during mid-1990s mining.)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


42 valid minerals. 3 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48; Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:147-151; Wise, M. A. (2007). Crystallization of 'pocket' berthierine from the pulsifer granitic pegmatite, Poland, Maine, USA. Clays and Clay Minerals, 55(6), 583-592.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48; Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:147-151
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Reference: Wise, M. A. (2007). Crystallization of 'pocket' berthierine from the pulsifer granitic pegmatite, Poland, Maine, USA. Clays and Clay Minerals, 55(6), 583-592.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Description: One of the world's best untwinned bertrandite crystal clusters (to 4.4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm) found about 1996 by Gregg Dionne.
Reference: King, V. and Foord, E., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine - Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: Some bicolored pink and blue.
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77 ; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
Formula: {KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48; Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:147-151
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Dunn, P. J. (1977): Apatite. A guide to species nomenclature. Mineralogical Record 8 (2): 78-82
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:147-151; Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:240-243
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:240-243
Heterosite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Reference: Guidebook 1 to Mineral Collecting in the Maine Pegmatite Belt Pg. 3
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: No reference listed
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
Kaolinite ?
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Description: Probably montmorillonite and/or clay-like muscovite.
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77 ; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Lithiophilite
Formula: LiMn2+PO4
Description: Moore (2000) analyzed lithiophilite from this locality and found the Mn/Mn + Fe ratio was 0.97
Reference: Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336. Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48; Wise, M. A. (2007). Crystallization of 'pocket' berthierine from the pulsifer granitic pegmatite, Poland, Maine, USA. Clays and Clay Minerals, 55(6), 583-592.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: No reference listed
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77 ; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48; Wise, M. A. (2007). Crystallization of 'pocket' berthierine from the pulsifer granitic pegmatite, Poland, Maine, USA. Clays and Clay Minerals, 55(6), 583-592.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: No reference listed
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Microcline, not orthoclase.
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Purpurite
Formula: (Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: milky
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77 ; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Doubly terminated, scepter-shaped.
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:366-369
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: No reference listed
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Guidebook 1 to Mineral Collecting in the Maine Pegmatite Belt Pg. 3
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1, p.349
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77
'Tourmaline var: Achroite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48]
'Tourmaline var: Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline var: Watermelon Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.
Triphylite
Formula: LiFe2+PO4
Description: Lithiophilite only
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
Triplite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (1975) 50:366-369
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: No reference listed
'Zinnwaldite' ?
Reference: No reference listed
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite ?8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)8.BF.05{KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Heterosite8.AB.10(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Lithiophilite8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Purpurite8.AB.10(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Triphylite ?8.AB.10LiFe2+PO4
Triplite8.BB.10(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Berthierine9.ED.15(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cookeite9.EC.55(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite ?9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Achroite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Lithiophilite38.1.1.2LiMn2+PO4
Triphylite ?38.1.1.1LiFe2+PO4
AXO4
Heterosite38.4.1.1(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Purpurite38.4.1.2(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite ?41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)41.7.2.2{KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Berthierine71.1.2c.2(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Cookeite71.4.1.2(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Kaolinite ?-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Achroite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Li LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline (var: Watermelon Tourmaline)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Tourmaline (var: Achroite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
O Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Tourmaline (var: Watermelon Tourmaline)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
P Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
P Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
P Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Mn LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Mn Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Mn Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Fe Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Fe TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O

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Wilson, W. E. (1977), Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record: 8(2): 72-77.
Dunn, P. J. (1977), Apatite. A guide to species nomenclature. Mineralogical Record: 8(2): 78-82. [with analysis of Apatite-(CaF) from Pulsifer]
Wise, M. A. (2007). Crystallization of 'pocket' berthierine from the pulsifer granitic pegmatite, Poland, Maine, USA. Clays and Clay Minerals: 55(6): 583-592.
King, V. T. and Szenics, T., (2008): Pulsifer Quarry, Androscoggin County, Maine, American Mineral Treasures.
Maine Federation Club (1973), Guidebook 1 to Mineral Collecting in the Maine Pegmatite Belt, prepared by members of the Maine Federation Club: 3.

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