Cheshire Mining and Manufacturing Company barite mine (Stamford Manufacturing Company barite mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): ||41° 32' 42'' North , 72° 54' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal): ||41.545, -72.9041666667|
A small, unsuccessful baryte mine working small brecciated veins in the Triassic New Haven Arkose. It was first operated by the Cheshire Mining and Manufacturing Company from 1864 to about 1871 and then by the Stamford Manufacturing Company from 1876 to 1877.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register
so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to
visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders
for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Fritts, Crawford E. (1962): The Barite Mines of Cheshire. Cheshire Historical Society. Reprinted 1990 by State Geologic and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Hartford. 36 p.