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

Erratic type:
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Comments:Associated with bismuth minerals and altered to goethite.
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance 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
9.4km (5.8 miles) N Interstate 91 and Interstate 291 interchange, Rocky Hill, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) O Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex 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
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