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Acushnet Quarry (P. J. Keating Quarry; Tilcon Capaldi Quarry; Warren Brothers Quarry; Blue Stone Quarry; Old Bluestone Quarry), Acushnet, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 40' 25'' North , 70° 54' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.6736111111, -70.9019444444

A large crushed stone quarry originally operated by the Blue Stone Quarry Co. Opened prior to 1921.

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19 valid minerals.

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Cahoon, James C. (1985). "Massachusetts: A Classic Swiss Alpine Cleft Mineral Region," Boston Mineralogical Symposium program book, May 1985.

Wones, D.R. and Goldsmith, Richard (1991), "Intrusive Rocks of Eastern Massachusetts", Chapter I, IN: Hatch, N.L., Jr., ed., The Bedrock Geology of Massachusetts, USGS Professional Paper, 1366-E-J: 110-111.

Cahoon, James C.(2005). "Massachusetts: A Classic Swiss Alpine Cleft Mineral Region," modified and updated by Barbara Liebman. Boston Mineral Club News, September, 2005, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Tacker, R. Christ (2008). Carbonate in igneous and metamorphic fluorapatite: Two type A and two type B substitutions. American Mineralogist: 93(1): 168-176.

Rakovan, J. (2015) Connoisseur's Choise: Fluorapatite. Rocks & Minerals, 90:244-256.

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