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Spessartine from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Description
Comments:XRF analyses of many Middletown district pegmatites shows the majority to be almandine, though with significant spessartine component. No analyses verifying a spessartine from Case is documented.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
1.5km (1.0 miles) Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) Simpson Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.3km (2.1 miles) Chamberlain Lane, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) Nathan Hall (Clark Hill) Quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Brack Gem prospect (Brack prospect), East Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) Paxton Way, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) Slocum Prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) Gillette Quarry (J-J Mine; Haddam Neck Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) Civilian Conservation Corps prospect (CCC prospect; Cook columbite prospect), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
69.2km (43.0 miles) Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
81.9km (50.9 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
101.2km (62.9 miles) Betts Manganese Mines (Anson Betts Mine; Plainfield Manganese Mines), Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
115.8km (72.0 miles) Interstate 290/Interstate 495 interchange road cuts, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
219.1km (136.2 miles) Parker Mountain Mine (Buzzo Mine; Foss Mine), Parker Mountain, Strafford, Strafford Co., New Hampshire, USA
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