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Fisher Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 57' 35'' North , 69° 56' 56'' West
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PlacePopulationDistance
Topsham5,931 (2017)4.2km
Brunswick15,175 (2017)5.2km
Bowdoinham722 (2017)6.9km
Brunswick Station578 (2017)8.2km
Lisbon Falls4,100 (2017)9.8km


Granite pegmatite. Brunswick pegmatite field.

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30 valid minerals.

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Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: King, Vandall T., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 2.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: No reference listed
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: King, Vandall T., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 2.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: King, Vandall T., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 2.; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Cliff Trebilcock
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol.1, p.67-68
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Foitite
Formula: (□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Reference: King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Hydroxycalciomicrolite
Formula: Ca1.5Ta2O6(OH)
Reference: Palache, C. and Gonyer, F., (1940), Microlite and Stibiotantalite from Topsham, Maine, American Mineralogist, v. v. 25, p. 411-417. (complete chemical analysis) undefined
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Cliff Trebilcock
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Description: Green octahedra.
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'Monazite'
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Muscovite var: Schernikite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Habit: parallel-growth, rhombic cross-section fibers forming tessellated, cleavable prismatic or tabular crystals
Colour: pink
Description: First locality outside of the Gillette Quarry, Haddam, Conn.
Reference: Cliff Trebilcock collection; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Palache & Gonyer 1940, Microlite and stibiotantalite from Topsham, Maine. Am.Min. vol 25, pp. 411-417.
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: No reference listed
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
'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
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zircon var: Cyrtolite
Formula: Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Reference: Cliff Trebilcock

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Foitite9.CK.05(□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Schernikite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hydroxycalciomicrolite-Ca1.5Ta2O6(OH)
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Monazite'-
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'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 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
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
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
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
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
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
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 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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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)
Foitite61.3.1.1(□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
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.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Heliodor-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'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hydroxycalciomicrolite-Ca1.5Ta2O6(OH)
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Schernikite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Verdelite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
-Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Schernikite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H HydroxycalciomicroliteCa1.5Ta2O6(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Schernikite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Tourmaline (var: Verdelite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O UraniniteUO2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O HydroxycalciomicroliteCa1.5Ta2O6(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Schernikite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Schernikite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Schernikite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca HydroxycalciomicroliteCa1.5Ta2O6(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Foitite(□,Na)(Fe22+Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta HydroxycalciomicroliteCa1.5Ta2O6(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

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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Ordovician - Neoproterozoic
443.8 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2790238
Ordovician - Precambrian Z Cushing Formation

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cushing Formation

Description: W - Weakly metamorphosed; contains local occurrences of prehnite and pumpellyite; GS - Greenschist facies; Protolith W - Mafic to felsic volcanic rocks

Comments: 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:{felsic volcanic,mafic volcanic}

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]

Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189709
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone,shale

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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.
Palache, C. and Gonyer, F., (1940), Microlite and Stibiotantalite from Topsham, Maine, American Mineralogist, v. v. 25, p. 411-417.
Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Rand, John R, March, (1957), Me Geol Survey Min Res Index
Minerals Min Res Index No. 1 (1957).
Morrill, Philip & Others, (1958), Me Mines & Minerals, Vol 1,
Doyle, Robert G, May 1, (1959), Me Gs Min Res Ref Map 3.

USGS MRDS Record:10242337
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