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

Mineral Species
Species:Bismuthinite
Formula:Bi2S3
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
2.8km (1.8 miles) A Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) B Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) C Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) D Long Hill (Turkey Hill) prospects, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) E Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) F White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) G Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) H Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) I 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) J Woodbury pegmatite quarry, Woodbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
59.0km (36.6 miles) K Booth's Mine (Booth's Bismuth Mine; Booth-Hurd's Bismuth Mine), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.7km (38.9 miles) L Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) M Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.6km (42.7 miles) N Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
98.7km (61.3 miles) O Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
98.7km (61.3 miles) P Baylis Quarry (Bayliss Quarry), Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
225.8km (140.3 miles) Q National Refuge borehole (NR1), Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA
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