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Greifensteinite from
Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Greifensteinite
Formula:Ca2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Comments:Originally designated Unknown #3 in Mineralogy of Maine and recognized as the iron-rich analog of roscherite.
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Greifensteinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Greifensteinite
36.3km (22.6 miles) Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Nevel Quarry (Twin tunnels; United Feldspar Quarry), Newry, Oxford County, Maine, USA
37.7km (23.4 miles) Black Mountain Quarry (Black Mountain pegmatite), Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, USA
78.8km (49.0 miles) Consolidated Feldspar Quarries (Goldings), Georgetown, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, USA
 
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