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Rutile from
Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Rutile
Formula:TiO2
Comments:Uncommon
Habit:prisms
Colour:yellow-brown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineral collecting in Pennsylvania - 1965, Lapham, Geyer Pgs. 88-89. Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1976; Smith, Robert C. II, pgs 242-47
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rutile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Blue Ball Stone Co. Quarry (Showalter Quarry), Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Rutile
21.2km (13.2 miles) Parkesburg, Sadsbury Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) Quarryville Lime and Stone Company Quarry (Orchard Quarry), Quarryville Borough (Quarryville), Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
29.9km (18.6 miles) Pequea Silver Mine, Conestoga, Pequea Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
33.9km (21.1 miles) Cornwall Mines (Cornwall Iron Mine), Cornwall Borough (Cornwall), Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
34.7km (21.6 miles) Chester County Poorhouse Quarry (Poor House Quarry), West Bradford Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
39.4km (24.5 miles) Willowdale, East Goshen Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
42.4km (26.4 miles) County Line Quarry (Kline's Quarry), Wrightsville, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
42.8km (26.6 miles) Nevin's Quarry, Landenberg, London Britain Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
52.2km (32.4 miles) Pocopson, Pocopson Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
54.9km (34.1 miles) Dinning Rutile Prospect, Clermont Mills, Woodensburg-Cardiff Mining District, Harford Co., Maryland, USA
 
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