Cheshire Barytes Company barite mine (Stamford Manufacturing Company barite mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 31' 10'' North , 72° 54' 40'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.5194444444, -72.9111111111|
In 1992, prior to residential development of the area, the mine was partially excavated so it could be inspected by the state archeologist and properly filled to prevent subsidence. The mine and dumps were obliterated by the development.
6 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.
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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.