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Chondrodite from
Norfolk, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Chondrodite
Formula:(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Description
Comments:"Mr. Cornish states that the limestone ledge is on the land of Mr. Ralph Crissy, near a spring southeast of his house, associated with hard gneiss, granite and some hornblendic rocks, which have in general a high eastward dip; and that it afforded him octahedrons of spinel (some of them half an inch across), together with a little chondrodite. The outcrop is only 15 yards long and 20 wide"
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dana, James D. (1890), Archaean limestone and other rocks in Norfolk, Connecticut. American Journal of Science: s. 3, 39: 321.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chondrodite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Norfolk, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chondrodite
11.1km (6.9 miles) A Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
13.4km (8.3 miles) B Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
26.0km (16.2 miles) C Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
28.0km (17.4 miles) D Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
34.7km (21.5 miles) E Lee, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) F Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
42.3km (26.3 miles) G Middlefield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
48.4km (30.1 miles) H Advance Stone Quarry, Boardman's Bridge, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
49.8km (31.0 miles) I Hinsdale, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
58.7km (36.5 miles) J Windsor, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
59.4km (36.9 miles) K Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.5km (38.8 miles) L U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.1km (42.3 miles) M North Street mall, Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
74.2km (46.1 miles) N Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
81.7km (50.8 miles) O Mahopac Mines (Hill Mine; German Flats Mine), Carmel, Putnam Co., New York, USA
83.0km (51.6 miles) P Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
95.5km (59.3 miles) Q Bog Meadow Pond, Town of Highlands, Orange Co., New York, USA
103.4km (64.2 miles) R Twin Lakes, Woodbury, Orange Co., New York, USA
103.4km (64.2 miles) S Stony Point (Woodbury), Rockland Co., New York, USA
109.7km (68.2 miles) T VIllage of Monroe, Town of Monroe, Orange Co., New York, USA
112.5km (69.9 miles) U Greenwood Furnace, Arden (Greenwood), Orange Co., New York, USA
113.5km (70.6 miles) V O'Neil Mine (Nail Mine), Lake Mombasha, Town of Monroe, Orange Co., New York, USA
126.5km (78.6 miles) W Warwick, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
127.4km (79.2 miles) X Mount Adam, Pine Island, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
128.4km (79.8 miles) Y Edenville, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
129.4km (80.4 miles) Z Henry Rudy farm, Edenite Hill, Edenville, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
130.1km (80.8 miles) 0 Rhein property, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
130.9km (81.3 miles) 1 Warwickite type locality, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
131.4km (81.7 miles) 2 Clintonite type locality, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
131.8km (81.9 miles) 3 Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
132.0km (82.0 miles) 4 Atlas Quarry (Empire Quarry), Pine Island, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
132.5km (82.3 miles) 5 Amity giant spinel locality, Amity, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
143.5km (89.2 miles) 6 Bolton Lime Quarries (Bolton Quarry; Whitcomb Quarry; Hildreth Quarry), Bolton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
146.0km (90.7 miles) 7 Edison-Bodnar Quarries, Rudeville, Hardyston Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
146.8km (91.2 miles) 8 Windsor Quarry (Winsor Quarry), Rudeville, Hardyston Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
151.1km (93.9 miles) 9 Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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