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Bismutite from
Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Bismutite
Formula:(BiO)2CO3
Comments:A mass in the George Brush collection was analyzed (Wells, 1887).
Habit:massive replacement of bismuthinite
Colour:yellow-green to gray
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Wet Chemical
References
References:Wells, H. L. (1887), Bismutosphaerite from Willimantic and Portland. American Journal of Science: s. 3, 34: 271-4.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bismutite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Bismutite
1.6km (1.0 miles) Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.4km (2.7 miles) Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
11.7km (7.2 miles) Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
17.4km (10.8 miles) Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
33.1km (20.6 miles) Linen Company mill no. 2, Willimantic, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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