Cheshire Mining and Manufacturing Company barite mine (Stamford Manufacturing Company barite mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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.
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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.
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Locality Updated: Pegmatite Locality 14, Frøysåsen, Frøyså, Iveland, Aust-Agder, NorwayFrom Olav Revheim, 21st Dec 2014 15:12:06