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Almandine from
State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Almandine
Comments:XRF analyses by Harold Moritz indicate almandine with a spessartine component, which is typical of garnets in the district's pegmatites.
Habit:trapezohedral
Colour:red-brown
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995): Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue): 70(6): 403.; Harold Moritz collection.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Almandine data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Forest Quarry No. 1 (State Forest #1 Quarry; Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Almandine
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) B Clark Hill prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) C Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) D State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) E Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) F Hale-Walker prospects, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) G Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) H Schoonmaker Mine (Cramer Mine), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) I Tourmaline locality, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) J Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) K Garnet prospect, Middle Haddam, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) L Linkpot cut, Airline Railroad, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) M Unnamed stone quarries, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) N Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) O Bordonaro Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) P Markham mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Q Reeb Mica Quarry, Hog Hill, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) R Hale Quarry (Andrews Quarry; Glastonbury Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) S Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) T Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.6km (4.1 miles) U Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) V White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) W Unnamed SE quarry (molybdenite locality), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) X Howe Quarry (Howe #1 Quarry; Huspband Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Y Gas pipeline excavation, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Z Husband Quarry, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) 0 Worth and Selden Quarries (Victoria Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
7.5km (4.6 miles) 1 Howe #4 Quarry and Eureka Quarries, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) 2 Hurd State Park quarries, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.5km (5.3 miles) 3 Enegren Mica Mine (Power Mica Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) 4 Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) 5 Anderson No. 2 Mica Mine, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) 6 Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) 7 Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) 8 Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.9km (6.1 miles) 9 Dripps Road, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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