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Ratlum Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Kyanite
Ratlum Mountain, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Photo: 2006 Peter Cristofono
Latitude: 41°53'19"N
Longitude: 72°55'42"W
An extensive highland area occupying northwestern Canton (Hartford County) and southeastern Barkhamsted (Litchfield County) underlain by the Cambro-Ordovician Ratlum Mountain schist. Mostly known for the presence of kyanite porphyroblasts. Coordinates are for the Barber survey marker near the geographic center of the plateau.

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Albite
var: Oligoclase

Beryl
'Biotite'
'Garnet'
Ilmenite
Kyanite
Muscovite
Quartz
Staurolite


12 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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