Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

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

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Description
Comments:Associated with bismuth minerals and altered to goethite.
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Huff, R. C., R. G. Huff, J. Vajdak. (1996), An Occurrence of Bismutoferrite in Portland, Connecticut. Rocks & Minerals: 71(3): 197.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
1.3km (0.8 miles) A Gotta-Walden Prospect, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) B Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) C Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) D Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) E Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) F Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) G Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) H Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) I State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.9 miles) J Middletown lead mines (Middletown Mine), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) K White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) L "Foothold Cleft", Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) M Unnamed SE quarry (molybdenite locality), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) N Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) O Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) P Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) Q Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) R 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) S Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) T Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) U Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) V Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) W Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) X Hart's Lead Mine, Berlin, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Y State Route 9 and State Route 81 Interchange, Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.3km (10.7 miles) Z Connecticut Yankee atomic power plant, Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 0 Sulfur Spring (Sulphur Spring), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) 1 Jail Hill Road locality (Jail Hill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
18.1km (11.2 miles) 2 Arnold Granite Quarry (General Brainerd Quarry; Great Hill Quarry; Hazelton Quarry; Haddam Quarry; Brookes Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) 3 Gulf Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 4 Beaver Meadow Road - State Route 9 Interchange, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.3km (12.0 miles) 5 Long Hill Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) 6 Nemo's Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 7 Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
21.8km (13.5 miles) 8 Reed's Gap Quarry (New Haven Trap Rock quarry; Tilcon Durham quarry), Durham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
22.7km (14.1 miles) 9 State Route 372 construction site, Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 26, 2017 05:07:40
Go to top of page