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Quartz from
Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite3 photos of Quartz associated with Siderite at this locality.
Chlorite Group1 photo of Quartz associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
Localities for Quartz in this Region
Masslite Quarry, Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
US highway 1 - Interstate highway I-495 interchange, Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
3.6km (2.2 miles) A Aggregate Industries Quarry (Wrentham Quarry; Simeone Quarry), Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) B Diamond Hill Reservoir, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) C Diamond Hill, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) D Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) E Lorusso Wrentham Quarry, Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) F Grants Mills, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
8.1km (5.1 miles) G Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) H Beacon Pole Hill quarry, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) I Sneech Pond copper mines (Copper Mine Hill), Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) J Iron Mine Hill quarry, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) K Poker Hill, Ashton, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) L Franklin, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) M Valley Falls, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
11.1km (6.9 miles) N Cumberland Hill, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) O Manville Quarry (Riverview Quarry; CQC Quarry; Forte Brothers Quarry; Todesca Quarry), Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) P Dexter Quarry (Dexter Lime Quarry), Lime Rock, Lincoln, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
12.8km (8.0 miles) Q Harris Quarry (Harris Lime Quarries), Lime Rock, Lincoln, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) R Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Lincoln, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
14.7km (9.1 miles) S Pawtucket, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) T Woonsocket, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) U Waterford, North Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) V Rattlesnake Hill, Sharon, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) W Aggregate Industries Quarry, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
20.1km (12.5 miles) X Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
20.4km (12.7 miles) Y Centredale, North Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
21.3km (13.3 miles) Z Mendon, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 0 Milford, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 1 Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
21.8km (13.5 miles) 2 Seekonk, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA
22.0km (13.7 miles) 3 McCormick quarry (Pierce Field), East Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
22.1km (13.7 miles) 4 Smithfield beryl prospect, Smithfield, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
22.8km (14.2 miles) 5 Ide's Ledge quarry, East Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
23.7km (14.7 miles) 6 Squantum Woods State Park, Riverside, East Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
23.8km (14.8 miles) 7 Johnston, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) 8 Silver Spring, Riverside, East Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
24.2km (15.0 miles) 9 Vue de l'eau, Riverside, East Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
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