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Groton Soapstone Quarry, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USAi
Regional Level Types
Groton Soapstone QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
Groton- not defined -
Middlesex Co.County
MassachusettsState
USACountry

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Map View of Soapstone Quarry Location, Groton, MA

Groton Soapstone Quarry, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 37' 35'' North , 71° 34' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Groton1,124 (2017)1.7km
East Pepperell2,059 (2017)4.3km
Pepperell2,504 (2017)4.6km
Ayer2,868 (2017)7.4km
Dunstable2,878 (2017)9.2km


A soapstone deposit discovered and first worked by John Fitch in 1828, whose farm was located on Common Street. Beginning in 1864 the quarry was operated by the Groton Soapstone Company, later called the Union Stone Company.


The Groton Soapstone Company was legally dissolved in 1872.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Soapstone'
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Soapstone'-
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A) In-text Citation No.
Green, Samuel Abbott (1912), The Natural History and the Topography of Groton, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Massachusetts, University Press.
General Court of Massachusetts Acts and Resolves of 1872

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