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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:This is the world's first location for rose quartz crystals. George Howe discovered the specimens about 1915.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
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.
"Maine Mineral Localites, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al. , 1998
Mineralogical Record 22:382
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite15 photos of Quartz associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Cookeite11 photos of Quartz associated with Cookeite at this locality.
Albite6 photos of Quartz associated with Albite at this locality.
Muscovite5 photos of Quartz associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Lepidolite3 photos of Quartz associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Tourmaline2 photos of Quartz associated with Tourmaline at this locality.
Löllingite2 photos of Quartz associated with Löllingite at this locality.
Montebrasite1 photo of Quartz associated with Montebrasite at this locality.
Rose Quartz1 photo of Quartz associated with Rose Quartz at this locality.
Cleavelandite1 photo of Quartz associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Irish Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) B Crocker Hill mines, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) C Slattery Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) D Ryerson Hill Quarries, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) E Cummings Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) F Whispering Pines Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
4.1km (2.6 miles) G Bessey Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) H Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) I Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) J Fletcher Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) K Streaked Mountain, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) L Basin Falls locality, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) M Westinghouse Quarry (Dudley Ledge Quarry; Irish Quarry; Lewis Quarry), Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) N Irish Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) O Mount Marie Quarries, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) P Ski Pike Quarry, West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Q Cobble Hill Quarry (George Howe prospect), West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) R Hibbs Quarry, Hebron, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) S Mount Rubellite Quarries, Hebron, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
9.7km (6.0 miles) T A.C. Perham Quarry, West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) U B.B. No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) V Biron Quarry, Sumner, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) W Nubble Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) X Heikkinen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Y Waisanen Quarry (Tamminen-Waisanen Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) Z Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) 0 Outback prospect (Gross prospect), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) 1 Morgan Quarry (Upper Noyes Mountain Quarry; Upper Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.6km (8.5 miles) 2 Hayes Ledge Quarries (East and West), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) 3 Noyes Mountain Quarry (Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) 4 Woodstock Gold and Silver Mine, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
18.4km (11.4 miles) 5 Lone Star Silver Mine, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) 6 Emmons Quarry (Uncle Tom Mountain Quarry), Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
20.2km (12.6 miles) 7 Oliver Stone Farm Amethyst locality, Waterford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
20.4km (12.7 miles) 8 Bell Quarry (Giddings Quarry), Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) 9 Wardwell Quarry (Pechnic Quarry), Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
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