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Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed stone quarriesGroup of Quarries
Hog HillHill
East Hampton (Chatham)- not defined -
Middlesex Co.County
ConnecticutState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 32' 55'' North , 72° 32' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
East Hampton2,691 (2017)4.0km
Lake Pocotopaug3,436 (2017)5.9km
Higganum1,698 (2017)6.1km
Moodus1,413 (2017)8.6km
Portland5,862 (2017)9.3km


On Hog Hill are many stone quarries, some only a few feet deep. Several are cross-cut by small veins of pegmatite. These may contain schorl and almandine. The surrounding gniess contains almandine. The almandines may reach 3in across, and a notable find of schorl included one 7in crystal.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Collection of Rowan M. Lytle
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Collection of Rowan M. Lytle
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Rowan M. Lytle Collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Habit: trigonal
Colour: black
Reference: Collection of Rowan M. Lytle

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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