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Pollucite from
Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pollucite
Formula:(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
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; Encar Roda-Robles, William Simmons, Alexander Falster, Alfonso Pesquera, Pedro-Pablo Gil-Crespo (2018) Paragenetic and compositional evolution of tourmaline from the Mt. Mica pegmatite (Maine, USA). in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 498; Myles M. Felch, William B. Simmons, Alexander U. Falster, and Karen L. Webber (2016) A large scale boundary layer texture in the Mt. Mica pegmatite, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite1 photo of Pollucite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pollucite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (5 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pollucite
4.5km (2.8 miles) Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) GE-SE Mine, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
6.2km (3.8 miles) Westinghouse Quarry (Dudley Ledge Quarry; Irish Quarry; Lewis Quarry), Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) Mount Marie Quarries, Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Cobble Hill Quarry (George Howe prospect), West Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) Mount Rubellite Quarries, Hebron, Oxford County, Maine, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) B.B. No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) Noyes Mountain Quarry (Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) Emmons Quarry (Uncle Tom Mountain Quarry), Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA
 
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