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Elbaite from
Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cookeite4 photos of Elbaite associated with Cookeite at this locality.
Quartz4 photos of Elbaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Elbaite associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (5 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Elbaite
3.2km (2.0 miles) Ryerson Hill Quarries, Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Westinghouse Quarry (Dudley Ledge Quarry; Irish Quarry; Lewis Quarry), Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
3.8km (2.3 miles) GE-SE Mine, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) Streaked Mountain, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) Mount Marie Quarries, Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Mount Rubellite Quarries, Hebron, Oxford County, Maine, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) Ski Pike Quarry, West Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
15.9km (9.9 miles) B.B. No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine, USA
17.0km (10.5 miles) Waisanen Quarry (Tamminen-Waisanen Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA
 
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