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Strontianite from
Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Comments:scarce mineral at the site. found in association with Celestine and milky white Calcite crystals.
Habit:crystaline matts
Colour:white
Luminescent properties:good cream white flourescence, with phosphorecent response SWUV
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:The Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1975; Robert C. Smith II pg. 251
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Celestine23 photos of Strontianite associated with Celestine at this locality.
Calcite12 photos of Strontianite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Strontianite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (12 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Strontianite
17.0km (10.6 miles) National Limestone Quarry No. 2, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Perry Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
25.6km (15.9 miles) National Limestone Quarry No. 1, Paxtonville, Middleburg Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.0km (16.1 miles) Faylor-Middle Creek Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) Susquehanna Quarry, East Salem, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) Lime Bluff Quarry (Lycoming Silica Sand Company Quarry), Lime Bluff, Muncy, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, USA
69.6km (43.2 miles) Avis, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
70.1km (43.6 miles) Salona Quarry (Hanson Aggregates quarry; Milestone Materials), Salona, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
82.2km (51.1 miles) Oak Hall Quarry, College Township, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, USA
90.6km (56.3 miles) Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
 
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