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

Mineral Species
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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Magnetite1 photo of Gedrite associated with Magnetite at this locality.
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) A Timms Hill (Tim's Hill; Iolite Hill), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) B amphibole-tourmaline-magnetite locality, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
92.4km (57.4 miles) C Ware, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
137.2km (85.2 miles) D Warwick, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
145.9km (90.7 miles) E Richmond, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
200.9km (124.8 miles) F Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA
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