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Strontianite from
New Paris Lime and Stone Co. Quarry, New Paris, Napier Township, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Comments:Rare, single acicular prisms associated with calcite in parts of quarry unassociated with the localities fluorite veins.
Habit:Acicular prisms
Colour:white
Luminescent properties:bluish white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1966-1975; Smith, Robert C., Pgs. 119-124
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Paris Lime and Stone Co. Quarry, New Paris, Napier Township, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Strontianite
31.9km (19.8 miles) New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Quarry, Roaring Spring, Taylor Township, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA
45.3km (28.1 miles) Allegany Aggregates Inc. Bedrock Quarry (Martin Mountain Quarry), Allegany Co., Maryland, USA
59.8km (37.1 miles) Knobly Mountain, Mineral Co., West Virginia, USA
96.2km (59.8 miles) Security Cement and Lime Company Quarry (Hagerstown Quarry; Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company), Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, USA
 
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