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Pyrite locality, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USAi
Regional Level Types
Pyrite locality- not defined -
East Hampton (Chatham)- not defined -
Middlesex Co.County
ConnecticutState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 34' 27'' North , 72° 28' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.57417,-72.47056
GeoHash:G#: drkkwbke1
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
East Hampton2,691 (2017)2.7km
Lake Pocotopaug3,436 (2017)4.3km
Terramuggus1,025 (2017)6.8km
Moodus1,413 (2017)8.1km
Higganum1,698 (2017)11.2km


Fine-grained pegmatite and gneiss cross-cut by quartz veins. Pyrite and limonite after pyrite are common.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Habit: Limonite after pyrite
Reference: Rowan M. Lytle Collection
Pyrite ?
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Massive
Description: Massive material in quartz, often in association with limonite and/or sulphur.
Reference: Rowan M. Lytle Collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Rowan M. Lytle Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite ?2.EB.05aFeS2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite ?2.12.1.1FeS2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma



ID: 2790627
Buttress Dolerite

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Buttress Dolerite

Description: Dark-gray to greenish-gray (weathers brown or gray), medium- to fine-grained, commonly porphyritic, generally massive with well-developed columnar jointing, grading from basalt near contacts to fine-grained gabbro in the interior, composed of plagioclase and pyroxene with accessory opaques and locally devitrified glass, quartz, or olivine.

Comments: Part of Central Lowlands; Newark Terrane - Hartford and Pomperaug Mesozoic Basins Original map source: Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, DEP, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, 2000, Bedrock Geology of Connecticut, shapefile, scale 1:50,000

Lithology: Major:{basalt,gabbro}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3186140
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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