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Wade Quarry (Androscoggin Tourmaline prospect), West Mount Apatite District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USAi
Regional Level Types
Wade Quarry (Androscoggin Tourmaline prospect)Quarry
West Mount Apatite DistrictMining District
Auburn- not defined -
Androscoggin Co.County
MaineState
USACountry

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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
Locality type:


Granite pegmatite. Western Mt. Apatite District. - Oxford pegmatite field. A small quarry immediately west of the Pulsifer Quarry.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 382-383
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: No reference listed
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl var: Aquamarine ?
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: No reference listed
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: No reference listed
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: John Duck
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: No reference listed
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Colour: pink, blue, red (zonated)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 382-383
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Colour: purple
Description: Crystals to 3 cm
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 382-383
Gahnite ?
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 382-383
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 382-383
'Lepidolite'
Reference: No reference listed
Lithiophilite
Formula: LiMn2+PO4
Reference: No reference listed
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Purpurite ?
Formula: (Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline var: Verdelite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: No reference listed
Triplite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Gahnite ?4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Eosphorite8.DD.20Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Lithiophilite8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Purpurite ?8.AB.10(Mn3+,Fe3+)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
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine ?9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Cookeite9.EC.55(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite ?7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Lithiophilite38.1.1.2LiMn2+PO4
AXO4
Purpurite ?38.4.1.2(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Eosphorite42.7.1.2Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
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 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 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine ?
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Li LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)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 TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
O Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
P Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
P Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MnManganese
Mn EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Mn LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Mn Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Mn Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Fe Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

References

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Robinson, G. W. & King, V. T. (1993), What's new in minerals? Annual world summary of mineral discoveries covering April 1992 through April 1993. Maine. Mineralogical Record: 24: 382-383.
King, V. T. and Szenics, T. (2008): Pulsifer Quarry, Androscoggin County, Maine, American Mineral Treasures.


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