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Goosecreekite from
New Goose Creek Quarry (Luck Company Quarry), Leesburg, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Formula:Ca[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Comments:Occurs in cavities and fractures in basaltic trap rock.
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References:Canadian Mineralogist(1980) 18, 323-327; Rocks & Min.:60:167.; Canadian Mineralogist(1983) 21, 37-40
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Prehnite5 photos of Goosecreekite associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Epidote3 photos of Goosecreekite associated with Epidote at this locality.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Goosecreekite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Goosecreekite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Goose Creek Quarry (Luck Company Quarry), Leesburg, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA
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