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Bismuthinite from
Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Description
Comments:A few slender crystals of this species have been detected (Shepard 1837)
Habit:elongated, slender
Colour:metallic
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Rarity at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Shepard, Charles U. (1837): REPORT ON THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CONNECTICUT.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bismuthinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Bismuthinite
1.4km (0.9 miles) Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) Rock Landing Quarry, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.5km (8.4 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
14.0km (8.7 miles) Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
57.8km (35.9 miles) Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
59.0km (36.6 miles) Booth's Mine (Booth's Bismuth Mine; Booth-Hurd's Bismuth Mine), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
60.9km (37.9 miles) Lane's [Lead and Silver] Mine (Elm Street), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.7km (38.9 miles) Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.6km (42.7 miles) Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
98.7km (61.3 miles) Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
98.7km (61.3 miles) Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
225.8km (140.3 miles) National Refuge borehole (NR1), Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
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