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Gedrite from
Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Gedrite
Formula:☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Description
Comments:Identified by Lundgren (1979), but not confirmed by 2016 ion microprobe analysis
Habit:acicular prisms in 2-D rosettes and sprays
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Lundgren, Lawrence, Jr. (1979): THE BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE HADDAM QUADRANGLE. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut. Quadrangle Report No. 37: 9-13.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Magnetite1 photo of Gedrite associated with Magnetite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gedrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Gedrite
6.1km (3.8 miles) A amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
92.4km (57.4 miles) B Ware, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
137.2km (85.2 miles) C Warwick, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
145.9km (90.7 miles) D Richmond, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
200.9km (124.8 miles) E Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
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