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Waterford, Oxford Co., Maine, USAi
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Waterford- not defined -
Oxford Co.County
MaineState
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 70° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~30km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate



Oxford pegmatite field.

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This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

14 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: King, V. (ed.), 2009, Maine feldspar, Families, and Feuds; 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
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Van King
'Biotite'
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: King, V. (ed.), 2009, Maine feldspar, Families, and Feuds
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'
Reference: P. Cristofono collection; and Jim Nizamoff, pers. comm.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Peter Cristofano
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: King, V. (ed.), 2009, Maine feldspar, Families, and Feuds; Cameron, Eugene N.; and others (1954) Pegmatite investigations, 1942-45, in New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Description: This is a bogus report from Morrill et al. (1958).
Reference: King, V., 2008, Maine Feldspar, Families, and Feuds.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: King, V. (ed.), 2009, Maine feldspar, Families, and Feuds
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal ?
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: King, V. (ed.), 2009, Maine feldspar, Families, and Feuds; Cameron, Eugene N.; and others (1954) Pegmatite investigations, 1942-45, in New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Peter Cristofano

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal ?4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite ?9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite ?51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
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
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)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.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal ?-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6

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