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Phenakite from
Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Phenakite
Formula:Be2SiO4
Comments:Locality for some of the largest phenakite crystals known.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.; King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Phenakite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Phenakite
17.1km (10.6 miles) Noyes Mountain Quarry (Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA
42.6km (26.4 miles) Lord Hill Quarry (Lord Hill Mine), Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine, USA
52.3km (32.5 miles) South Baldface Mountain localities, Chatham, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
52.9km (32.8 miles) North Baldface Mountain localities, Bean's Purchase, Coos Co., New Hampshire, USA
52.9km (32.9 miles) Square Pit (Consolidated #4 Quarry), Topsham, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USA
66.9km (41.5 miles) Government pit (Government gravel pits), Albany, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
66.9km (41.6 miles) Iron Mountain Mines, Bartlett, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
76.2km (47.3 miles) Green Mountain Locality, Effingham, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
83.4km (51.9 miles) Ham and Weeks Mine (Weeks Feldspar Quarry; Ham-Weeks pegmatite), Wakefield, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
89.9km (55.8 miles) North Percy Peak locality, Stratford, Coos Co., New Hampshire, USA
 
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