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Microcline from
West Roxbury Crushed Stone Quarry (West Roxbury Trap Rock Co. Quarry; Grove St. Quarry), West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Microcline
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Colour:pinkish; salmon-colored
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:P. Cristofono collection, 2012
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline data
Locality Data:Click here to view West Roxbury Crushed Stone Quarry (West Roxbury Trap Rock Co. Quarry; Grove St. Quarry), West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Microcline
11.5km (7.1 miles) Fallon Brothers Quarry (Quincy Quarry; Ballou Quarry; Old Colony Crushed Stone Company Quarry), Quincy, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) Rattlesnake Hill, Sharon, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) Blueberry Mountain Quarry (Blueberry Hill), Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
26.5km (16.5 miles) Aggregate Industries Quarry (Bayer-Mingolla Quarry; Trimount Quarry), Ashland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
29.7km (18.5 miles) Indian Head Hill, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
31.2km (19.4 miles) Aggregate Industries Quarry (Wrentham Quarry; Simeone Quarry), Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
31.2km (19.4 miles) Aggregate Industries Quarry (Lynn Sand and Stone Co. Quarry; Bardon Trimount Quarry; Hume Quarry), Swampscott, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
32.7km (20.3 miles) Milford, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
35.1km (21.8 miles) Harris Quarry, Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
 
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