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Roscherite from
Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Roscherite
Formula:Ca2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Comments:Roscherite from Mount Mica Quarry was designated Unknown #3 and was being prepared for a new species description at that time. Mount Mica Quarry roscherite has subsequently been named greifensteinite. It is possible that the species exists in Mn-rich zones of the mineral, but data are unavailable.
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
Mineralogical Record 22:382
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Roscherite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Roscherite
4.5km (2.8 miles) Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
36.3km (22.6 miles) Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Nevel Quarry (Twin tunnels; United Feldspar Quarry), Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
37.7km (23.4 miles) Black Mountain Quarry (Black Mountain pegmatite), Rumford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
 
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