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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Habit:tufts of acicular crystals (up to 7mm)
Colour:white
Luminescent properties:pale cream color, brief pale bluish-green phosphorescence
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1976; Smith, Robert C. II, pgs 242-47
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite 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 Strontianite
90.6km (56.3 miles) Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA
 
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