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Sneech Pond copper mines (Copper Mine Hill), Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USAi
Regional Level Types
Sneech Pond copper mines (Copper Mine Hill)Group of Mines
Cumberland- not defined -
Providence Co.County
Rhode IslandState
USACountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 0' 2'' North , 71° 26' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cumberland Hill7,934 (2017)3.4km
Cumberland34,843 (2017)3.9km
Woonsocket41,475 (2017)5.7km
Blackstone9,163 (2017)8.1km
Lincoln21,670 (2017)8.9km


A copper mine. Located near Diamond Hill. Workings featured 3 pits, each 300 to 500 feet long by 60 to 70 feet deep.

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Habit: good crystals
Colour: greenish-brown
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Miller, 1972. Minerals of Rhode Island; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Antigorite var: Bowenite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Note: There is an analysis of ferro-actinolite from Cumberland, Rhode Island in The Handbook of Mineralogy. Specific locality not provided, but it may be Sneech Pond. ( http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/ferroactinolite.pdf )
Reference: P Cristofono collection , 2008
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 22:279; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026.; Rocks & Min.: 22: 1024-1026
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Colour: brown
Reference: Eckert, Allan W. (1997): The World of Opals, p. 346.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: AmMin 22:279
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: AmMin 22:279
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: P Cristofono collection, 2008; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
var: Bowenite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(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
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
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
var: Bowenite
-Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Antigorite (var: Bowenite)Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O HematiteFe2O3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Antigorite (var: Bowenite)Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Antigorite (var: Bowenite)Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Antigorite (var: Bowenite)Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

References

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Morse, Jedidiah, ed. (1797): The American Gazetteer.
Robinson, Samuel. (1825): A Catalogue of American Minerals, With Their Localities; Including All Which Are Known to Exist in the United States and British Provinces, And Having the Towns, Counties, and Districts in Each State and Province Arranged Alphabetically. With an Appendix, Containing Additional Localities and a Tabular View. Cummings, Hilliard, & Co., Boston.: 82-84.
Jackson, Charles T. (1840). Report on the geological and agricultural survey of the State of Rhode-Island (Providence: B. Cranston), p. 54-56.
Emerson, B. K. (1917): Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island: 28.
Fisher, L. and E. Gedney. (1926): Notes on the Mineral Localities of Rhode Island. Providence County: American Mineralogist: 11: 334-340.
Quinn, A. and J. Young. (1937): Minerals and Associated Rocks at Copper Mine Hill, Rhode Island: American Mineralogist: 22: 279-289.
Dixon, A. M. (1947): A Trip to Copper Mine Hill, R. I. Rocks & Minerals: 22(11): 1024-1025.
Gregory, Gardiner. (1966): Minerals of Copper Mine Hill, Cumberland, R.I. Rocks & Minerals: 41: 810-815.
Monahan, Marianne (1975): Collecting at Sneech Pond, Cumberland, Rhode Island. Rocks & Minerals: 50: 413.
Eckert, Allan W. (1997): The World of Opals: 346.

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