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Mitridatite 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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Mitridatite
Formula:Ca2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Comments:Rare coating on altered lithiophilite.
Habit:alteration
Colour:yellow-green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mitridatite 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 Mitridatite
10.2km (6.4 miles) A Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
47.2km (29.3 miles) B State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
79.3km (49.3 miles) C Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
166.8km (103.6 miles) D Chickering Mine, Walpole, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
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