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

Comments:Excellent material was available from many large boulders at the rock dump area before it was developed, difficult to obtain from the roadcuts now.
Habit:acicular prisms in 2-D rosettes and sprays
Colour:dark gray-green
Quality of samples:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Rarity at site:Common
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Lundgren, Lawrence, Jr. (1979): THE BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE HADDAM QUADRANGLE. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut. Quadrangle Report No. 37, pages 9-13.
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
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Nearest other occurrences of Gedrite
1.5km (1.0 miles) Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
92.4km (57.4 miles) Ware, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
137.2km (85.2 miles) Warwick, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
145.9km (90.7 miles) Richmond, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
200.9km (124.8 miles) Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
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