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Bismite from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Comments:as coatings on feldspar and quartz, an alteration product of bismutite.
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.; Huff, R. C., R. G. Huff, J. Vajdak. (1996), An Occurrence of Bismutoferrite in Portland, Connecticut. Rocks & Minerals: 71(3): 197.; Rocks & Minerals (1955) 30:351-358
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bismuthinite2 photos of Bismite associated with Bismuthinite at this locality.
Bismutite1 photo of Bismite associated with Bismutite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bismite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Bismite
13.7km (8.5 miles) A Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
60.0km (37.3 miles) B Booth's Mine (Booth's Bismuth Mine; Booth-Hurd's Bismuth Mine), Monroe, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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