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Strontianite from
Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Comments:one of the primary localities of fine Strontianite in the state of PA.
Habit:Bundles of curved tapering pyramid crystals, with hexagonal cross section.
Colour:White to colorless at terminations (translucent)
Luminescent properties:Bright cream-white (SW/LW). with pale blue-green Phosphorescent response (SW)
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:Ref.1) The Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1975; Robert C. Smith II; pgs 241,246. Ref.2) Rocks & Min.:64(5):387.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite7 photos of Strontianite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (13 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Strontianite
24.0km (14.9 miles) National Limestone Quarry No. 2, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Perry Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.0km (16.1 miles) Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.2km (16.3 miles) National Limestone Quarry No. 1, Paxtonville, Middleburg Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
37.1km (23.0 miles) Lime Bluff Quarry (Lycoming Silica Sand Company Quarry), Lime Bluff, Muncy, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
44.6km (27.7 miles) Susquehanna Quarry, East Salem, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, USA
48.9km (30.4 miles) Avis, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
54.4km (33.8 miles) Salona Quarry (Hanson Aggregates quarry; Milestone Materials), Salona, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
79.8km (49.6 miles) Oak Hall Quarry, College Township, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, USA
 
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