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Greenockite from
Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Description
Comments:Schooner (1955) says it: "was discovered at Collins Hill by the author, about ten years ago. Little was seen, and only one example was collected. The mineral consisted of bright yellow coatings on sphalerite, from the cut above the Strickland Quarry". There is so much else this could be....
Habit:encrustation
Colour:yellow
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (1955): 90 Minerals from 1 Connecticut Hill. Rocks & Minerals: 30(7-8): 351-8.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Greenockite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Greenockite
4.1km (2.5 miles) Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
41.3km (25.6 miles) Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
61.9km (38.5 miles) Kyanite locality (Judds Bridge locality), Washington, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) Roxbury Iron Mine (Shepaug Iron Company Mine; Shepaug Spathic Iron and Steel Company Mine), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
63.3km (39.3 miles) State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
68.7km (42.7 miles) U. S. Route 7 Expressway (Danbury line to Iron Works District), Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
69.0km (42.9 miles) Old lead mine, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
77.9km (48.4 miles) Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
79.3km (49.3 miles) Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
94.7km (58.9 miles) Johnston, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
107.8km (67.0 miles) Grants Mills, Cumberland, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA
122.5km (76.1 miles) Haverstraw, Rockland Co., New York, USA
150.9km (93.8 miles) Prospect Park Quarry (Sowerbutt Quarry; Vandermade Quarry; Warren Brothers Quarry), Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
154.7km (96.1 miles) Lower New Street quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
154.7km (96.1 miles) Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
157.1km (97.6 miles) Francisco Brothers Quarry (Francisco Quarry), Great Notch, Little Falls Township, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
175.1km (108.8 miles) Buckwheat Dump Mineral Collecting Site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
176.2km (109.5 miles) Houdaille Quarry (Summit Quarry; Commonwealth Quarry), Springfield, Springfield Township, Union Co., New Jersey, USA
253.7km (157.6 miles) Webster prospects (Sanford vesuvianite locality; Goodall Farm prospect; Webster vesuvianite prospect), Sanford, York Co., Maine, USA
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