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Quartz from
Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Transparent floater pseudocubic quartz crystals to 2 cm.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Min.: 62: 443; King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.; Mineral News (1993) 9:2 p. 8
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cookeite6 photos of Quartz associated with Cookeite at this locality.
Albite3 photos of Quartz associated with Albite at this locality.
Zygadite2 photos of Quartz associated with Zygadite at this locality.
Elbaite2 photos of Quartz associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Pseudocubic Quartz2 photos of Quartz associated with Pseudocubic Quartz at this locality.
Spodumene1 photo of Quartz associated with Spodumene at this locality.
Montmorillonite1 photo of Quartz associated with Montmorillonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Waisanen Quarry (Tamminen-Waisanen Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) B Nubble Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) C Morgan Quarry (Upper Noyes Mountain Quarry; Upper Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) D Noyes Mountain Quarry (Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) E Outback prospect (Gross prospect), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
1.2km (0.8 miles) F Hayes Ledge Quarries (East and West), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) G Heikkinen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
2.0km (1.2 miles) H B.B. No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) I A.C. Perham Quarry, West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) J Emmons Quarry (Uncle Tom Mountain Quarry), Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) K Ski Pike Quarry, West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) L Cobble Hill Quarry (George Howe prospect), West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) M Wardwell Quarry (Pechnic Quarry), Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) N Whispering Pines Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) O Bumpus Quarry, Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
11.7km (7.2 miles) P Douglass Road Metal Quarry, Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Q Slattery Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) R Knight #1 and #2 Quarries, Waterford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) S Oliver Stone Farm Amethyst locality, Waterford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) T Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.4km (8.4 miles) U Woodstock Gold and Silver Mine, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) V Irish Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.6km (8.4 miles) W Songo Pond Quarry (Kimball Ledge Quarry), Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) X Crocker Hill mines, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Y Ryerson Hill Quarries, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) Z Verrill locality, Stoneham, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
14.4km (9.0 miles) 0 Beech Hill Mica Quarry, Waterford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) 1 Donahue Quarry (Donahue Prospect), Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) 2 Biron Quarry, Sumner, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
15.2km (9.5 miles) 3 Cummings Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
15.7km (9.8 miles) 4 Bessey Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) 5 Lone Star Silver Mine, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
16.8km (10.4 miles) 6 Kezar River Falls Gorge, Lovell, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) 7 Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) 8 Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 9 Orman McAllister Quarry, Lovell, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
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